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104 year old who wants to end his life arrives in Switzerland

National News // May 8, 2018

The 104 year old Australian scientist who wants to end his life has arrived in Switzerland.

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David Goodall says he gets no pleasure from life anymore and regrets living so long.

Assisted suicide is illegal in Australia and he’s calling for the law to change. His doctors in Australia did try to stop him from travelling – but in the end he was allowed to board a flight unhindered.

He says he’s looking forward to meeting the Swiss doctor who will prescribe the drugs needed to kill himself.

A crowdfunding campaign raised enough money for his business class flight for him and his nurse.

He’s due to end his life at the weekend.

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