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Prolonging Life

Clip: Season 7 | 10m 12s

There is a moral issue that is facing and dividing many families: what to do when someone you love is in what doctors call a persistent vegetative state. Is it best to withdraw the feeding tube, despite the objections of others? Or do you keep alive indefinitely someone doctors say will never recover?

Aired: 05/20/04

Rating: NR

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