Florida Woman's Feeding Tube Removed

Protesters in support of Terri Schiavo gather outside her hospice.

Protesters in support of keeping Terri Schiavo alive gather outside Woodside Hospice in Pinellas Park, Florida. Reuters hide caption

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After more legal wrangling Friday, a feeding tube is removed from Terri Schiavo, a brain-damaged Florida woman. Her husband says that was Schiavo's wish. Her parents and others disagree, saying she could benefit from continued therapy.

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