Terminally ill Catholic mom fights for dignity of the dying

Mother of four was offered $1.20 for suicide drugs, but was initially refused approval in clinical trial

From the moment in 2012 when she was diagnosed with a terminal illness, Stephanie Packer has tried to remain realistic. She is optimistic but doesn’t attempt to give her husband and four children false hope for a cure. She realizes the best treatments for her condition, the autoimmune disease scleroderma, may take her life rather than extend it. So when Packer followed up … [Read more...]

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