Doctor who championed ‘death with dignity’ dies at 83

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RNS photo courtesy Michael Lloyd/The Oregonian.

RNS photo courtesy Michael Lloyd/The Oregonian.

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PORTLAND, Ore. (RNS) Peter Goodwin, the first doctor in Oregon to campaign publicly for the terminally ill to obtain medical help in ending their lives, died Sunday shortly after exercising the right he fought to secure. He was 83. By Anne Saker.

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