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Unformatted text preview: 1 Can You Grant My Wish? Bethany Fargher Instructor Latasha Fleming PHI200: Mind and Machine February 21, 2011 2 Can You Grant My Wish? Wolf had a change in her views by watching her father slip away. Though she hesitated in her response, thinking what she believed in. If a person has a terminal illness like Wolf’s father, his wish should be granted. He knew he was going to die. He wanted that in eventual end to be accelerated. He was lucid at the time, he asked for it. His family knew he was serious with his request. Yes, family may be stunned by the request because he had not thought this way during his early life. But he was confronted with a horrible and painful foe and wanted to get out in peace and comfort. My grandma had brain cancer. She put up a good fight but in the end was reduced to diapers and babysitters. Had she had the option to assisted suicide she would have taken it. She did not want us to see her like that at all. She didn’t have this option. It took her body weeks to did not want us to see her like that at all....
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- wolf, Ashford Online Library, Hastings Center Report., Instructor Latasha Fleming