Jahi McMath’s Family Struggling to Find Home for Brain-Dead Girl

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California Girl Brain Dead

Jahi McMath (Courtesy: Omari Sealy)

OAKLAND (Los Angeles Times) — The family of Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old girl declared brain-dead after a tonsillectomy, was still searching Sunday for a medical facility for her.

The family has said it wants to move McMath to a facility in Southern California. But the San Francisco Chronicle reported that no medical center has been identified and that the girl remains at Children’s Hospital Oakland.

Doctors at the hospital want to disconnect the girl’s ventilator, but her family is fighting to keep her on life support. A judge has ruled that she be kept on life support until 5 p.m. Monday.

Read more at LATimes.com.

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1 Comment

  • Marlene

    Look at Dr Eban Anderson’s story. He was totally brain dead and now is living to talk about it. Her parents are doing the right thing. Only God can keep her alive and if He is them why pull the plug?