Disability rights advocates say Jerika Bolen’s death amid incurable disease was an injustice

APPLETON — Disability rights advocates say the death of a Wisconsin teenager who was allowed to end treatment of her incurable disease was an injustice.

The Post-Crescent (http://post.cr/2drsMW4 ) reports that 14-year-old Jerika Bolen died on September 22nd at a hospice facility after drawing national attention for her decision to end a lifelong fight against a progressive disease that left her mostly immobile and with severe, chronic pain.

Not Dead Yet, a New York-based anti-euthanasia...

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