Monday, April 16, 2012

Debbie Purdy: Pro-Death Activist

Here’s a lengthy piece on Debbie Purdy, the UK activist who has been powerfully instrumental in getting the Brits to accept the idea that medicalized killing is a giid thing.
Debbie Purdy: the fight of her life
Just as the train is pulling into Bradford station my mobile goes. It’s Debbie Purdy wanting to know if I am bringing a photographer with me. Her voice sounds unsteady. She says it’s taking the nurses a long time to get her up this morning and she’s not sure if she can get dressed.
I tell her that a photographer is coming but she can always be sent away again. No, says Purdy. She can’t bear the thought of money being wasted on train tickets. She will get dressed. more

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