chapter  6
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The health care team’s perspective

He had, for all intents and purposes, made a promise to family that he would fight, and he came to a point when he asked me about euthanasia, when he was so tired. He sat there, he looked totally drained of energy, and he said, “I feel like crying.” But he couldn’t cry because he was so tired from fighting, he couldn’t even cry. And he, he just wanted to rest, he wanted to stop fighting but he was struggling against that and the promise he’d made to fight.