Monday, March 28, 2005

Oh, semantics.

Schiavo nears death 11 days after removal of feeding tube

PINELLAS PARK, United States (AFP) - Terri Schiavo went into an 11th day without food with her parents and politicians who have pleaded her case apparently resigned to the fact that she will soon die.

A family spokesman said Schiavo was "alert" Monday despite having been given morphine, a painkiller widely used in a terminal patients final hours.

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well, as alert as a person with no brain tissue can be.