Term Paper-Ethics.docx - Amber DeRolf Professor Poller Can You Image Million Dollar Baby is about Frankie Dunn who is a veteran that lives in Los

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Amber DeRolf September 28, 2018 Professor Poller Can You Image Million Dollar Baby is about Frankie Dunn, who is a veteran that lives in Los Angeles, he is a boxing trainer who keeps almost everyone at arm's length, except his old friend and associate Eddie "Scrap Iron" Dupris. That all changes when Maggie arrives at Frankie’s gym seeking his expertise, he first refuses to train a girl, yet she trains at the Hit Pit anyway. Shortly after losing his best fighter to another manager Frankie agrees to train Maggie finally. Throughout their training they become very close, she is like a daughter to him, especially since his astringed daughter Katy doesn’t respond or open any of his letters. With all of her fights and winnings she makes a lot of money, which she sends home to her mother, although in the end they never really cared about he like her real father did. Maggie and Frankie head to Las Vegas where she fights The Bear, a notoriously dirty fighter, for the WBA welterweight title. The Bear lands a cheap shot while Maggie has her back turned between the rounds. As Maggie falls to the mat, she hits her head on the corner stool. Becoming completely paralyzed through her spine, although Frankie makes many calls to doctors no one can fix her spine. Maggie's family shows up and tries to get her to sign all of her assets over to them, she tells them to basically take a hike. Shortly after Maggie loses a leg, she asks Frankie to help take her life. The act of the family or the patient taking their own life through medication, is called Euthanasia. Euthanasia is defined as the intentional ending of one’s life, which is committed
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