Posted: 15 January, 2015 by Justin Hill

Brittany Maynard's widower talks about her peaceful final moments

Cancer victim's husband explains why she took her life

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It was a controversial story that had a lot of you talking - 29 year old Brittany Maynard made headlines with her decision to end her life after Doctor's gave her just 6 months to live after being diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer.

Now her husband Dan has appeared on The Meredith Vieira Show in the US and described how she spent her last minutes - they were peaceful, pain free - saying she was asleep within 5 minutes and passed away after 30

Dan tells People Magazine 'She was tired of the pain, the discomfort, the suffering, the seizures, even that small one that morning was a reminder of how sick she really was.' 

Brittany Maynard's Final Day | The Meredith Vieira Show

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Tags: brittany maynard, dan diaz, meredith vieria

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