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Date Created:November 3, 2003
Date Uploaded to the Library:July 29, 2013
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Jeb Bush Governor Jerry Regier Secretary October 22, 2003 Mr. Thomas Fitton 501 School Street, Suite 500 Washington, 20024 Dear Mr. Thomas: Thank you for your October letter Governor Bush and Secretary Regier about Ms. Terri Schiavo. The Governor has asked respond you his behalf. the letter you requested investigation into the circumstances surrounding Ms. Schiavo's disability and treatment. Thirteen years ago Terri Schiavo suffered brain damage from sudden collapse. The allegations are that Michael Schiavo, Terri's husband, has denied her any rehabilitation treatment since 1993. Wednesday, October 15, 2003, Michael Schiavo directed that Terri's feeding tube disconnected; subjecting her starvation and dehydration, that will result agonizing death approximately days. Your letter attachment contained fax form report abuse, from the Department Children and Families; which, you stated that you have already sent the Hotline fax unit. also sent the information the appropriate contacts the Florida Abuse Hotline. Should you have any more information, please call our Abuse Hotline number 1-800962-2873 and speak with counselor. Again, thank you for taking the time write Governor Bush with your concerns about Ms. Schiavo. 1317 Winewood Bouelvard Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0700 The Deparlment Children and Families commited working parlnership with local communities ensure safety, well-being and self-sufficiency for the people serve.