Terri Schiavo

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A woman who suffered an anoxic insult in 1990, fell into a persistent vegetative state and was kept alive for the next 15 years while her husband fought to have her removed from life support and her parents fought to maintain it
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Terri's parents, Bob and Mary Schindler, provide guidance, wisdom, and direction for the organization as it continues to find its footing and fulfill its mission.
Until 1993, Michael Schiavo and Schiavo's parents, Bob and Mary Schindler, had a good relationship.
Terri died on March 13 after a legal fight between her husband and parents Bob and Mary Schindler.
Mrs Schiavo's parents, Bob and Mary Schindler, had wanted to bury their daughter in Pinellas County so they could visit her grave
Her parents, Bob and Mary Schindler, held out hope for a miracle recovery for a daughter they said still struggled to talk.
Bob and Mary Schindler tried to keep their daughter alive.
Her Catholic parents, Bob and Mary Schindler, had passionately insisted she was not in a vegetative state, that she responded to them, had the potential to improve with treatment and therefore the right to be kept alive.
The high court's decision was the latest in a string of losses in state and federal courts for parents Bob and Mary Schindler, who say their daughter faces an unjust death based on a decision by her husband to halt nourishment without proof of her consent.
Judge James Whittemore yesterday ruled, for a second time, against the parents, Bob and Mary Schindler, who had asked him to grant their emergency request to restore her feeding tube while he considers a lawsuit they filed.
In the emergency filing, Bob and Mary Schindler say their 41-year-old daughter faces an unjust and imminent death based on a decision by her husband to remove a feeding tube without strong proof of her consent.
We are deeply saddened by the death of Terri Schiavo and our thoughts and prayers are with the Schindlers at this time," said Jay Sekulow, Chief Counsel of the ACLJ, which represented Bob and Mary Schindler - Terri's parents - at the Supreme Court in their efforts to defend the previous Florida legislation that was declared unconstitutional.
Bob and Mary Schindler, her parents, and Bobby Schindler and Suzanne Schindler Vitadamo, her siblings, were the models of loyalty.