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Feeding Tubes Reinserted in Florida Woman

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Feeding Tubes Reinserted in Florida Woman

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Feeding Tubes Reinserted in Florida Woman

Feeding Tubes Reinserted in Florida Woman

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A comatose Florida woman is again connected to feeding tubes, six day after they were disconnected by court order. Florida Gov. Jeb Bush ordered the tubes reinserted shortly after the state legislature passed a bill giving him authority to override the court. Terri Schiavo has been in a persistent vegetative state for 13 years. NPR's Phillip Davis reports.