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Terry Pratchett starts process to take his own life
The fantasy writer Terry Pratchett, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2008, says he has received consent forms requesting assisted suicide but has not yet signed them

Terry Pratchett starts process to take his own life

The fantasy writer Terry Pratchett, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2008, says he has received consent forms requesting assisted suicide but has not yet signed them

  1. six-feet-under-city-lights reblogged this from liberlibri
  2. msdistress reblogged this from liberlibri and added:
    Pterry!!! No! :(
  3. liberlibri reblogged this from thewinterarcher
  4. janeavrils reblogged this from roundtop
  5. mossypaws reblogged this from spinninglovestory and added:
    just watching the choosing to die programme, and his voice is already making me well up
  6. arzachel reblogged this from libraryland
  7. roundtop reblogged this from arulpragasams and added:
    fffffffffff I cannot put into words how much light will go from this Earth when he leaves it. God damn everything.
  8. dorri reblogged this from queenmegmoved
  9. somethingbysomeone reblogged this from wordpainting
  10. alackofpetticoats reblogged this from nethenclawpuff and added:
    I hadn’t even realized he’d been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. I just. I’m going to go curl up in a corner for a bit. I...
  11. kittie98 reblogged this from monrepos and added:
    It makes me very sad, but I can understand. I would never want to be in his situation.
  12. arulpragasams reblogged this from sharpestrose and added:
    oh man. so much respect, but he will be missed.
  13. cryptohomorocker reblogged this from sharpestrose and added:
    Fuck.
  14. bookmonkey reblogged this from wordpainting
  15. stelleappese reblogged this from wordpainting and added:
    I’m so sorry for him. I’m glad he gets to do what he wishes, though.
  16. break-blow-burn reblogged this from wordpainting and added:
    Not a fan. Depressing, nevertheless.
  17. atmosphere-of-the-marvelous reblogged this from libraryland and added:
    Can’t say I blame him - it’s such a terrible disease, almost more so for those watching the person who suffers from it.
  18. delusions--ofgrandeur reblogged this from wordpainting
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  20. schala reblogged this from mercy-misrule and added:
    … :(
  21. megaweapon reblogged this from motorizedmycologist and added:
    I understand why we wants to do this, and I have to say, I highly respect his decision to go on his own terms, as well...
  22. monrepos reblogged this from libraryland and added:
    Although it’s very sad, I would understand if he went through with it. My grandfather passed away at 65 due to...
  23. buz reblogged this from libraryland and added:
    (via libraryland)
  24. cybelle73 reblogged this from libraryland
  25. vincentvanguro reblogged this from mercy-misrule and added:
    I can’t add anything. I hope this is what’s best for him, because that’s all I want.
  26. tealtier reblogged this from mercy-misrule
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  29. mercy-misrule reblogged this from sharpestrose and added:
    I support everyone’s right to euthanasia. I support Pterry’s decision, my heart is with him and his family. His work...
  30. benjaminhargreeves reblogged this from sharpestrose
  31. sharpestrose reblogged this from buckthestar and added:
    :(
  32. buckthestar reblogged this from littlemousling
  33. ohpiffle reblogged this from chartermage and added:
    Oh dear.
  34. maddiebird reblogged this from accrementitious and added:
    :( times infinity
  35. honeyandsmoke reblogged this from kendrapg and added:
    Oh….oh god. Oh, Terry.
  36. littlemousling reblogged this from foundorfollowed and added:
    Oh, man. I was really hoping he was still doing well. Hope he and his family get all the support they need.