On November 1, she chose to die with dignity. She voiced her final wishes here.
Brittany Maynard was a 29-year-old wife and daughter with a terminal diagnosis. Because she lived in Oregon, a state with death with dignity laws, she was able to make the choice about when it was right for her life to end, which she did Nov. 1, 2014. Here's how she explains her choice and what she hopes for the world.