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Louis Theroux

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In the US, there are now six states that offer the terminally ill the option of ending their lives with a prescribed cocktail of drugs. Louis heads to California, one of the latest states to adopt this law, where residents can now take home a lethal overdose. Here, Lois is invited into the family homes of those who want control over ending their own lives but he discovers that when you have complete autonomy over your own death, choosing the right time is not a simple decision.
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Louis Theroux heads to California, the US adoption capital, where most newborn adoptions are carried out privately, creating a multimillion dollar industry. Louis spends time with birth mothers preparing to hand over their own flesh and blood, uncovering stories of poverty, addiction and abuse that can push these women into making such a heartbreaking decision. He also meets adoptive families, paying out huge amounts in the hope of being able to raise a child they can’t have by natural means.
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