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Mama Deb
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Thoughts shallow and deep

There is a young Marine lieutenant in the office. He is tall and redheaded and in a dark blue uniform, and I keep sneaking looks at him. Especially when he left to make a cellphone call...

1. The Federal government has absolutely no place in this, and no one should make political hay out of a family's tragedy.

2. To my husband and others: If I am *ever* (God forbid!) in such a position, do not do anything to hasten my death. Do not starve me to death or deny me essential care. Maybe do not do anything prolong life other than essential care and whatever is needed for comfort, and please consult our rabbi at every turn, but do not hasten it.


Thank you for being willing to say that the government should not be involved in this case, even though you would personally want the exact care that's being taken away from Ms. Schiavo. It terrifies me that if it were my husband in her condition, someone who neither knows him nor loves him could come in and tell me that I can't make decisions on his behalf. At least the one good thing that seems to be coming out of this is that people are thinking about what they would want in a similar situation and making their health care wishes known.