The Canadian Press

1994-02-12 | Rodriguez obit

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After a long battle with ALS, Sue Rodriguez died in Victoria on February 12th. Police described the death as an assisted suicide. The 43-year-old Rodriguez had taken her fight for assisted suicide into court three times. Rodriguez once told an interviewer she didn't think there was anything to set her apart from others with terminal diseases. And she said she didn't set out to become a national figure by fighting for a physician-assisted suicide.

Date: 1994-02-12
Placeline: VICTORIA, British Columbia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 44 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I didn't realize I was indeed different send tell I started hearing from many other terminally ill people who were applauding me for coming forward but they don't really feel any differently just dissed her and to not have to suffer the way I've heard a bunch of other people suffering it's sort of selfishness I guess on my part and my family for my family's benefit >>