Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Does 'Me Before You' Encourage Suicide?

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Does 'Me Before You' Encourage Suicide?

June 14, 2016

by Gracie Bonds Staples

Will Traynor kills himself and that has a lot of people mad.

I realize that essentially spoils the ending of the newly released “Me Before You,” but there’s really no way around that. It’s the only way to explain why Charlie Miller, Margo Waters and Sukie Glick are so angry.

Miller and Glick were born disabled. Waters has multiple sclerosis. They know what it’s like to live life as a wheelchair user, to sometimes feel hopeless, but those feelings, they say, have more to do with how society responds to them than how they view their lives; and given a choice between life and death, they’d choose life every time. Continue reading . . .