A few weeks ago, the writer Jonnie Hughes opened his Facebook page to see a new friend request. Nothing unusual there, except that Jonnie’s new friend is a member of the Ngala Tribe of Papua New Guinea. This story comes to us from our ongoing partnership with Salon.com.
The Final Exit Network says mentally competent adults have a basic human right to end their lives. Dick Gordon talks with one of the group's guides, Fran Schindler, about her own serious illness and decision to participate.