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New book examines gaps in laws like Oregon’s Death With Dignity Act

Katie Engelhart, shown in this provided photo, author of “The Inevitable: Dispatches on The Right to Die.”
Katie Engelhart, shown in this provided photo, author of “The Inevitable: Dispatches on The Right to Die.”

Journalist Katie Engelhart is the author of a new book — “The Inevitable: Dispatches on the Right To Die.” The book examines thorny questions about mental health, disability rights and costs of care when it comes to laws like Oregon’s pioneering Death With Dignity Act. Engelhart also explores what happens when people can’t legally access a physician’s aid in dying.

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