Paul Lamb, who was paralysed in a road accident will continue the right-to-die campaign, started by locked-in syndrome sufferer Tony Nicklinson.
Tony's wife Jane spoke to Daybreak, she said: "It was never just about Tony it was always about people like Tony, and I feel very strongly that people in that position should have the right to take their own life when they choose."
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