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2nd Facility Turns Down Brain-Dead Teen at 11th Hour

 
2nd Facility Turns Down Brain-Dead Teen at 11th Hour
Posted Monday, December 30th 2013 @ 11am  by Kate Seamons, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– The clock is ticking for Jahi McMath, with Children's Hospital Oakland yesterday confirming it will shut off her ventilator at 5pm today unless ordered otherwise, reports the San Francisco Chronicle. Her family continues to scramble to find a facility willing to take the brain-dead 13-year-old, after yesterday learning that the Los Angeles-area option they were banking on backed out (this after the first facility changed its mind amid a crush of press), reports the San Jose Mercury News. Jahi's lawyer says there's one "last, last hope": an unnamed New York hospital.

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