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Assisted Suicide

When someone thinks of assisted suicide, it is normally in relation to the assisted death of someone suffering a debilitating disease. However, this novel takes a new view of this controversial subject. Emily is a perfectly healthy teenager, who has her whole life before her. Emily is preparing to graduate high school and going on to a good art school. Emily also plans on getting married one day and having a houseful of children. However, Emily has become depressed and cannot face the next few years of her life. As Emily explains it to her best friend and boyfriend, Chris, she can see her life ten years from now but cannot see how to get there. On top of this, Emily has learned she is pregnant. Emily does not want to tell Chris she is pregnant because she knows he will want to marry her. Emily is...

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