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Teen Dies Whose School Said it Couldn’t Just Let Him Die if His Heart Stopped Beating

A severely ill Alabama teen died Monday in the middle of a public controversy between his parents and school regarding his do-not-resuscitate order. Alex Hoover, 16, of Athens, Alabama was born with aortic and mitral valve stenosis. He also had autism. Two years ago, when he and his mother, Rene, learned that his prognosis was […]
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