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For Activist, Passage Of Physician-Assisted Suicide Bill Is 'Bittersweet' Win

A bill legalizing physician-assisted suicide has been approved by the California state legislature, and now awaits the signature of Gov. Jerry Brown. NPR's Arun Rath talks with Dan Diaz, whose late wife, Brittany Maynard, advocated for "right to die" legislation after receiving a terminal cancer diagnosis.

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