It is a 'memory when doors close'.
Most people accept that painlessly ending the suffering of animals is an act of compassion. As a veterinarian I often had the decision to put an animal to sleep placed in my hands, because animals cannot give consent. Yet even when we give consent and beg for help, the law denies humans the same compassion.
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Do you remember the first time you realised that one day you were going to die? Death, with all its finality, and the fact that with each passing day we are all getting inexorably closer to our own ultimate passing, is a biggie. And one we rarely discuss... let alone think too much about.
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There are few people more qualified to talk about end-of-life decisions than GP Mukesh Haikerwal. The former president of the Australian Medical A ociation has been part of the national conversation a...
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