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Brittany Maynard's Husband Talks About Letting Her Go

01/15/2015 03:45am ET | Updated January 15, 2015
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Maynard family shows Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old terminally ill woman who planned to die under Oregon's law that allows the terminally ill to end their own lives. The Vatican's top bioethics official calls "reprehensible" the suicide of an American woman suffering terminal brain cancer who stated she wanted to die with dignity. Monsignor Ignacio Carrasco de Paula, the head of the Pontifical Academy for Life, reportedly said Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 that "dignity is something other than putting an end to one's own life." Brittany Maynard's suicide in Oregon on Saturday, following a public declaration of her motives aimed at sparking political action on the issue, has stirred debate over assisted suicide for the terminally ill. (AP Photo/Maynard Family, File)

On her final day, Brittany Maynard did her favorite thing. She strolled outside with her husband, her family, a friend, and a dog. Then, she returned home to die, her husband, Dan Diaz, told Meredith Vieira for NBC News in an interview that will air Wednesday.