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Medicine: Brain-Injured Mother #970013

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jul 08, 2010
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(Pointe a la Hache, Louisiana: Sanjay Gupta) Report introduced.

(No location given: Sanjay Gupta) The story about a brain-injured mother, Abbie Dorn††, who is being kept from her children by their father, presented; scenes shown of the doctor/reporter with Abbie; details given about whether she is able to communicate, her fertility treatment, what happened to her doing the delivery of triplets. [Parents Susan & Paul COHEN†- talk about Abbie.] [Abbie's therapist clinical psychologist Robert McCARTHY - describes Abbie's clinical condition.] [Dan Dorn attorney Vickie GREENE†- says Abbie is in a vegetative state so she cannot interact with the kids.] [Abbie's attorney Lisa HELFEND-MEYER†- says Abbie has cognitive function.]

Reporter(s):
Gupta, Sanjay
Duration:
00:05:50

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