Nancy Crick's Death Not in Vain
van Gend, David, The Human Life Review
Nancy Crick was not dying. She was not terminally ill, she did not have cancer, she was almost twice the body weight stated on her web site and gaining. And she did not die. She committed suicide, which avoids dying, avoids reading the final chapter of the human story for fear of what it might hold.
That fear is the key to understanding the "right to die" movement; it is the "afraid to die" movement. It is the "life has no meaning" movement.
In Search for Meaning, broadcaster Caroline Jones accompanies a friend through her process of dying. "The disfigurement of her illness was pitiful; it would have shocked no-one if she had asked for death," she …
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Publication information: Article title: Nancy Crick's Death Not in Vain. Contributors: van Gend, David - Author. Magazine title: The Human Life Review. Volume: 28. Issue: 3 Publication date: Summer 2002. Page number: 87+. © Not available. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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