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Protesters at Schiavo Hospice Grow Agitated

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Protesters at Schiavo Hospice Grow Agitated

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Protesters at Schiavo Hospice Grow Agitated

Protesters at Schiavo Hospice Grow Agitated

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Nine days after doctors removed the feeding tube from Terri Schiavo, the brain-damaged Florida woman, protesters become agitated amid tight security at her hospice. The crowd standing vigil grew vocal and disruptive Sunday as reports were aired that Schiavo's health was deteriorating.

Bob Schindler, Schiavo's father, has thanked the crowd and asked them to go home. But some protesters say they will stay at the Pinellas Park, Fla., facility until the situation is resolved. The Schindlers have exhausted the legal fight against their son-in-law to keep their daughter alive.

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