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Isle drama renews interest in 'death with dignity' idea

By Richard Borreca

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 14, 2012

~~<p>The worrisome account of 95-year-old Karen Okada adds new emphasis to Hawaii's long debated, but never acted on, issue of death with dignity.</p>
<p>Okada in 1998 had prepared directions that her life not be artificially prolonged and now is living a semi-comatose state at Queen's Medical Center with a feeding tube.</p>
~~

The worrisome account of 95-year-old Karen Okada adds new emphasis to Hawaii's long debated, but never acted on, issue of death with dignity.

Okada in 1998 had prepared directions that her life not be artificially prolonged and now is living a semi-comatose state at Queen's Medical Center with a feeding tube. Login for more...



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