Whether people have a right to control their own death has become a topic of increasing interest to everyone involved governments that try to impose their will on individuals, advocates on both sides of the question, and those most directly affected, the terminally ill. This book, inspired by the Compassion in Dying Federation, looks at the issue personally, from the standpoint of the dying and those directly involved in the process. Editor Barbara Coombs Lee highlights stories of individuals and their graceful release into death that can happen when people are given a choice. But there are also powerful accounts by family members, friends, and religious advisers who respected and supported that choice including those who opted for physician-assisted death. This publication coincides with the 10th anniversary of the Compassion in Dying Federation.Lee, Barbara Coombs is the author of 'Compassion in Dying Stories of Dignity and Choice' with ISBN 9780939165490 and ISBN 093916549X.