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
Pterry!!! No! :(
just watching the choosing to die programme, and his voice is already making me well up
fffffffffff I cannot put into words how much light will go from this Earth when he leaves it. God damn everything.
I respect him for this, and for going so far even as to consider it, but just seeing this on my dash made me cry. You’ll...
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...
It makes me very sad, but I can understand. I would never want to be in his situation.
oh man. so much respect, but he will be missed.
I’m so sorry for him. I’m glad he gets to do what he wishes, though.
Not a fan. Depressing, nevertheless.
Can’t say I blame him - it’s such a terrible disease, almost more so for those watching the person
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...
Although it’s very sad, I would understand if he went through with it. My grandfather passed away at 65 due
I can’t add anything. I hope this is what’s best for him, because that’s all I want.
I support everyone’s right to euthanasia. I support Pterry’s decision, my heart is with him and his family. His work...