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Cox Cancer Case / Child Custody Battle #50606

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 07, 1977
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(Studio) Custody battle between county and parents of leukemia victim Kimberly Cox, in Milwaukee, WI, noted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Menomonie Falls, WI) Background of custody battle over Kimberly Cox noted; at issue was cancer treatment for child. She is now in parents' custody and will be taken to Mayo Clinic. Coxes have advice for others in same situation. [Daniel COX - advises people to go to court to fight for rights, if they've been wronged, regardless of cost or reason for fight.] [Kimberly COX - knew mother and father were going to court] Battle with regard to parents' rights is over, and precedent, that they don't always have right to treat children as they wish, has been reinforced; continuing battle is Kimberly's fight against cancer.
REPORTER: Greg Dobbs

Dobbs, Greg;
Reasoner, Harry

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