At the End of Life, a Racial Divide (Washington Post)

Minorities Are More Likely to Want Aggressive Care, Studies Show

In her last days, Marjorie Clarke Driver longed for a quiet bath in her own tub. But she never made it home.

Instead, Driver, 88, died in a hospital, attached to tubes and monitors, after doctors worked furiously for 30 minutes to revive her, even though her heart and lungs were too far gone to respond.

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