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Living Will Spells Out Your Final Wishes

The case of Terri Schiavo, the brain damaged woman in Florida, has a lot of people thinking these days. Does your family know your final wishes should you become physically unable to tell them? Experts advise you to put it in writing! Living wills outline what medical treatment a patient would or would not receive should they reach a condition that makes them unable to communicate their wishes. Statistics show that about a quarter of Americans have living wills. People we talked to said while they think it's a good idea to outline their final wishes on paper, it's difficult to discuss their own death.


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