Martha Sepúlveda achieves that he practiced the euthanasia after having seen his right to die dignified

I had planned everything for an early Sunday of October, at the same time I used to go to Mass. But when the day was approaching, the IPS Clinic Colombian Ins

Martha Sepúlveda achieves that he practiced the euthanasia after having seen his right to die dignified

I had planned everything for an early Sunday of October, at the same time I used to go to Mass. But when the day was approaching, the IPS Clinic Colombian Institute of Medellín pain rejected at the last moment to fulfill the desire of him.

Yesterday, Saturday, however, Martha Sepúlveda, 51, managed to apply the euthanasia by which he was fighting since mid 2021, when the Colombian Constitutional Court approved said procedure for non-terminal patients who suffered unbearable pain. Before that sentence, it was only allowed for those who suffered a bad incurable and were on the verge of death.

"Martha left grateful to all the people who accompanied her and supported her, who prayed for her and had words of love and empathy during these difficult months," the brief statement that dislod spread, the organization that helped him in all the process judicial.

Martha Sepúlveda suffered by Ela (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) since 2018, and she did not want to continue suffering or suppose a burden for her only child. For her, and she said it on her day, her happiness was to leave this world before moving on to the most serious phase of the disease. And although she was the first non-terminal patient in ordering euthanasia, she was ahead on Friday night (early in Spain) another Colombian who also wanted to die for the same method.

"Thanks to all Colombians who in one way or another we gave us the support, that confidence to move forward with our struggle, blessings and hugs in general, I love them all a lot. And I do not say goodbye, but one next one", Víctor Escobar said, 60, in a farewell video that disseminated the same day he would die. "Life is not bought, little by little we will get the turn to each one, I do not say goodbye, but an as soon as possible. Little by little we will find ourselves where God has us. Hugs and blessings for all, I love them and the I love with all my soul. "

Married and father of four children, dried trucks until 36 years ago he suffered an accident that caused him serious sequelae both in the following months and in later years. He suffered COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), diabetes, partial paralysis and hypertension and he was tired of dealing with disabilities and pain.

The last days devoted them to their family and although I had thought to grant a prey wheel on Friday, it opted to send some recorded words and spend their last hours with their own.

Updated Date: 09 January 2022, 14:01

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