Dr. Jack Kevorkian


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A retired Detroit pathologist and self-proclaimed ‘obitiatrist’, who invented a ‘self-execution machine’. Kevorkian was a constroversial figure instrumental in crystallising the debate in the US about a person’s right to die
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