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Photo: Lynsey Addario

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Lynsey Addario is a Pultizer Prize-winning photographer, focusing most of her career photographing wars and disasters around the world.

Marieke Vervoort was a celebrated Paralympic athlete living in extreme pain.


In 2019 the two women met and began a nearly 3 year long working relationship, as Addario documented Vervoort's attempt to end her own life by euthanasia.  This is the story of Vervoort's life, death, and the friendship between a photographer and her subject,.

"Documenting a Death by Euthenasia" aired on The Daily at The New York Times. It won the Best Stand-Alone Audio Documentary Award from the International Documentary Association in 2023.

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