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Medicine: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida / Pearson Infant / Organ Donation #343511

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 26, 1992
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Miami: Juan Vasquez) Case of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, baby Theresa Pearson, who was born without a brain and whose parents are fighting to have her pronounced dead so that her organs can be donated, featured. [Mother Laura CAMPO - asks that her daughter be pronounced dead.] [Neonatal specialist Dr. Richard BEACH - comments on organ donation.] [Medical ethicist Dr. Bernard HOLZMAN - comments on ethical dilemma presented by the case.] Excerpt shown from "48 Hours" segment on organ transplants. [Mother Sandra MUNERA - comments.] Judge Estella Moriarty reported ruling against the parents.

Chung, Connie;
Vasquez, Juan

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