PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Twenty-nine-year-old Brittany Maynard, who is terminally ill with brain cancer, has admitted she is having second thoughts after making a controversial decision to end her own life.
Maynard made the confession in a new video released by an advocacy group that is involved in end-of-life choices.READ MORE: Disgruntled Bar Patron Opens Fire Into Northeast Philadelphia Bar Killing 21-Year-Old Woman: Police
She had initially intended to take her life, with doctor’s assistance, this Saturday, November 1—but now she says she is not quite sure.READ MORE: Police Hope Surveillance Video Will Help Solve Deadly Shooting In Philadelphia's Oak Lane Section
“I still have enough joy and I still laugh and smile with my family and friends enough that it doesn’t seem like the right time. But it will come because I feel myself getting sicker and sicker. It’s happening each week.”
Maynard and her husband live in Oregon, which is one of three states that have “death with dignity” laws.MORE NEWS: Arson Suspect Arrested In Connection To Fire, Building Collapse That Killed Philadelphia Fire Lt. Sean Williamson
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