Terri Schiavo, 41, Dies at Florida Hospice Terri Schiavo dies 13 days after her feeding tube was removed. The brain-damaged woman had been in a persistent vegetative state since 1990 after her heart stopped. Her case sparked an unprecedented legal battle, with Congress, the White House and the federal courts weighing in on her case.
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Terri Schiavo, 41, Dies at Florida Hospice

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Terri Schiavo, 41, Dies at Florida Hospice

Terri Schiavo, 41, Dies at Florida Hospice

Terri Schiavo, 41, Dies at Florida Hospice

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Terri Schiavo dies 13 days after her feeding tube was removed. The brain-damaged woman had been in a persistent vegetative state since 1990 after her heart stopped. Her case sparked an unprecedented legal battle, with Congress, the White House and the federal courts weighing in on her case.

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