Li Yan asks for Euthanasia law in China

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Li Yan sits in her wheel-chair in her home in Yinchuan, Ningxia Province, China, on May 7, 2007. Li Yan cannot move her feet by her own. 28-year-old Li Yan suffers from motor neuron disease also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (or ALS), the same illness that has thereotical physicist Stephen Hawking. Li Yan asked China's National People's Congress (NPC) to consider a draft on euthanasia. Photo by Lucas Schifres/Pictobank