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The Suicide Tourist

The debate over the right to end one’s life has only intensified due to modern technology that allows us to live longer than ever before. Although several states have legalized physician-assisted suicide, many prefer to travel to Switzerland, where a non-profit company by the name of Dignitas has helped more than a thousand people die since 1988. This film provides a revealing look at a couple facing the difficult decision and follows a Chicago man as he makes the trip overseas for what will become the last day of his life.