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FRONTLINE; Let My Daughter Die

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Let My Daughter Die
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FRONTLINE is investigative journalism that questions, explains and changes our world. Since 1983, FRONTLINE has served as PBS's flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience.

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Joe and Joyce Cruzan want doctors to remove their severely brain damaged daughter from the life- support system that keeps her alive. Nearly two years before it became the U.S. Supreme Court's first right-to-die case, FRONTLINE explored the complex legal and moral issues of this Missouri couple's battle to allow their daughter to die.

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