Brittany Maynard, 29, ends her own life

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – An Oregon woman who suffered from brain cancer has taken her live with lethal drugs available under Oregon’s Death With Dignity Law.

Twenty-nine-year-old Brittany Maynard died Saturday at age 29, and a spokesman for the advocacy group Compassion & Choices says Maynard died peacefully in her bedroom “in the arms of her loved ones.”

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