Options running out for Schiavo's parents
An end to the traumatic battle over Terri Schiavo's fate seems to be within sight.
An end to the traumatic battle over Terri Schiavo's fate seems to be within sight. The parents of the 41-year-old Florida woman have almost exhausted their legal options as they seek to extend her life against the wishes of her husband.
Schiavo has been severely brain-damaged since her heart stopped for 15minutes in 1990.
Doctors said she was in a persistent vegetative state, devoid of thoughts or the ability to respond to outside stimuli.
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