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Quadriplegic rights activist wins highest French honor

November 02, 2010

The French Légeion d’honneur, the nation’s highest award, has been conferred upon a quadriplegic woman for her efforts on behalf of the handicapped.

Maryannick Pavageau, who has required constant and intensive medical care since she suffered a debilitating stroke in 1989, has become a leading opponent of euthanasia.


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