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Woman's Family Asks To End Life Support

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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Attorneys for the family of a pregnant brain-dead woman will argue in court today that the woman should be taken off life support, despite the hospital's refusal.
    
Lawyers for the husband of Marlise Munoz say she's 22 weeks pregnant with a fetus that's "distinctly abnormal."
    
John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth says state law forces doctors to continue to treat a pregnant patient.
    

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