Woman diagnosed with disease pushes for legalisation of euthanasia

Daily Mail - 11-12

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A bed-bound woman diagnosed with a rare disease that causes her muscles to deteriorate is advocating for the legalisation of euthanasia.Holly Warland, from Queensland, Australia has a rare condition called Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy (LGMD).This condition causes gradual deterioration of all muscles from the chin down, leaving its victims unable to move and reliant on full-time care.Holly Warland (pictured), from Queensland, Australia has a rare condition called Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy (LGMD)This condition causes gradual deterioration of all muscles from the chin down, leaving its victims bed-bound and reliant on care (pictures is Ms Warland)The 27-year-old (pictured) has succeeded in many aspects of her life and has received her Bachelors and Honours in PsychologyDespite being diagnosed at the age of 11, and in-and-out of hospitals for the last four years, Ms Warland had what she describes as a 'mostly typical life with great support from family and friends'.The 27-year-old has succeeded in many aspects of her life and has received her Bachelors and Honours in Psychology.Ms Warland was studying for her doctorate degree when she began to notice her physical strength diminishing, forcing her to give up her studies and university teaching job.