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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* June 18: Michael Schiavo, Terri's husband, becomes her
While this case pulled on the heartstrings of many Americans, and most have probably formed an opinion, in the end the courts ruled in favor of Michael Schiavo, Terri's husband, as he was her legal guardian.
Michael Schiavo, Terri's husband of 21 years, maintains that she would never have chosen to be kept alive in her current condition.
But Michael Schiavo, Terri's husband - - who has lived with another woman for several years and has two children with her - - remains adamant that Terri's feeding be discontinued.