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Consider end-of-life options carefully

By Mary Steiner

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 23, 2012

~~<p>Our heart goes out to Karen Okada, who lies dying while her family and the lawyers argue over her body.</p>
<p>This 95-year-old woman expressed in her 1998 written &quot;living will&quot; (advance directive) not to have her dying &quot;artificially prolonged.&quot;<img style="float:right;padding-left:1em;padding-bottom:1em;" alt="" src="http://media.staradvertiser.com/images/20120923_edit_steiner_mug.jpg" /></p>
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Our heart goes out to Karen Okada, who lies dying while her family and the lawyers argue over her body.

This 95-year-old woman expressed in her 1998 written "living will" (advance directive) not to have her dying "artificially prolonged." Login for more...



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