Podcast: Her life, her body, her death

On July 16, Gabriella Walsh made a months-long decision; a process involving their loved ones and medical providers. She drank a lethal dose of drugs prescribed for death with dignity under California law, which allows some terminally ill patients to request drugs to end their lives.

Today we tell the story of Walsh and hear her talk about why she decided to end her life on her own terms. Read the full transcript here.

Host: Gustave Arellano

Guests: LA Times reporter Marisa Gerber and LA Times photographer Dania Maxwell

Read more:


One final journey: Gabriella Walsh’s choice to die on her own terms — and celebrate life

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California lawmakers are voting to expedite the state’s process for the terminally ill to end their lives

https://www.latimes.com/podcasts/story/2022-08-01/the-times-podcast-california-death-with-dignity Podcast: Her life, her body, her death

Alley Einstein

Alley Einstein is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Alley Einstein joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing Alley@ustimespost.com.

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