William F. Meyers III (right) testifies before a Public Health Committee hearing at the Legislative Office Building on a proposed bill that would allow doctor-assisted suicide. Meyers assisted his father's suicide in 1991 when his father was suffering with terminal colon cancer. He spoke in favor of the legislation. State Senator Toni Boucher, R-26, (left) accompanied Meyers and introduced him before he testified.
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