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Witness woes in a nursing home before questioning suicide laws

April 23, 2012
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Margaret Dore of Seattle, who is critical of assisted-suicide laws, should visit some of these nursing homes; get close to some of the patients who have lived in them for years; help wash them, dress them, feed them, cut their nails, and change their diapers; soothe them when they go through their periodic bouts with terror; and listen to their frequent cries for help and escape from their situations, writes Mandy Reynolds.

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