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    Dan Diaz shared a photo that he said shows what expression his wife would have after the passing of the assisted suicide bill on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. Diaz' wife Brittany Maynard died after the couple moved to Oregon last year.

Dan Diaz shared a photo that he said shows what expression his wife would have after the passing of the assisted suicide bill on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. Diaz' wife Brittany Maynard died after the couple moved to Oregon last year. Hector Amezcua The Sacramento Bee
Dan Diaz shared a photo that he said shows what expression his wife would have after the passing of the assisted suicide bill on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. Diaz' wife Brittany Maynard died after the couple moved to Oregon last year. Hector Amezcua The Sacramento Bee
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California’s new aid-in-dying law begins June 9, but it won’t be simple

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