Li Yan asks for Euthanasia law in China

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A ray of light hits Li Yan's bed that she shares with her mother in their home in Yinchuan, Ningxia Province, China, on May 7, 2007. 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