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Light for the Loveless

Bright Valley of Love by Edna Hong

reviewed by Rebekah Curtis

An AP news story on euthanasia in Canada, posted on August 11, 2022, recently caught Twitter’s attention for a moment. Several patients told of being coerced toward ending their own lives, among them Roger Foley, who has a degenerative brain disorder. An Ontario hospital ethicist initiated a conversation with Foley focusing on the cost of extended hospital care, which would be “north of $1,500 a day.”

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Rebekah Curtis is the co-author of LadyLike (Concordia, 2015), and her essays have appeared in Touchstone, Chronicles, Salvo, Modern Reformation, and Lutheran Forum, among other publications. She attends a congregation of the LCMS.

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