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Religion & Medicine: Followers of Christ (Part I) #961243

CNN Evening News for Friday, Mar 19, 2010
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Oregon City, Oregon: Dan Simon) A look at the Followers of Christ, a Christian religious sect that opposes medicine & relies solely on faith healing, presented; details given about the death of a boy from a curable disease because he parents refused medical care & of some 30 other deaths connected to the church. [Clackamas County circuit court Judge Steven MAURER†, county chief deputy district attorney Greg HORNER†- say the child would still be alive if....] [Former church member Holly MARTINEZ - comments.] [Former chief medical examiner Dr. Larry LUMAN - cites the law about medical care for a child.] The founding of the church recounted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Technical problems acknowledged.

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Simon, Dan
Duration:
00:02:50

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