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Depressed Poet Euthanized in Netherlands

STRICT GUIDELINES PROTECT AGAINST ABUSE! From the Binnenland story (Google translation):

Robert Gabor Charles Wieg, a child of Hungarian immigrants, debuted in 1981 with the collection Cis-trans. In 1987 he was awarded the Lucy B. and CW van der Hoogt Prize Magic Wire dagverdrijf. His farewell poems published recently in the literary magazine Extaze.

Wiegs writing career was marked by severe depression. He was regularly admitted to psychiatric hospitals underwent electroshock therapy and did three times attempted suicide. Because of that “unbearable mental suffering” allowed him eventually euthanasia, reports the Volkskrant

Wieg was 52,



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