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Katie Engelhart details the right-to-die movement in her new book, The Inevitable. She says that many patients in the U.S. are forced to act alone, without telling friends and family, because they fear their loved ones will be prosecuted after the fact. Germán Vogel/Getty Images hide caption

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Inside The Fight For The Right To Die: Logistical And Ethical Challenges

Katie Engelhart explores the complexity of physician-assisted death in the book The Inevitable. She says patients seeking to end their own lives sometimes resort to veterinary drugs from overseas.

Katie Engelhart details the right-to-die movement in her new book, The Inevitable. She says that many patients in the U.S. are forced to act alone, without telling friends and family, because they fear their loved ones will be prosecuted after the fact. Germán Vogel/Getty Images hide caption

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Inside The Fight For The Right To Die: Logistical And Ethical Challenges

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From WHYY in Philadelphia