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Terri Schiavo's Guardian Ad Litem

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Terri Schiavo's Guardian Ad Litem

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Terri Schiavo's Guardian Ad Litem

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A Florida court appointed Dr. Jay Wolfson to be Terri Schiavo's guardian ad litem in 2003. Wolfson, a lawyer and professor of public health and medicine at the University of South Florida, says Schiavo's condition met the state's definition of being in a persistent vegetative state.

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