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Comatose Florida Woman

Terri Schiavo, a Florida woman who is in a persistent vegetative state, has had her feeding tube reinserted by legislative order. Schiavo had been disconnected from life support by court order, at the request of her husband and legal guardian, Michael. NPR's Phillip Davis reports.

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Phillip Davis
Correspondent Phillip Davis covers South Florida and beyond for NPR. He joined NPR in January 1993, and has reported on such topics as the Elian Gonzalez affair, the disputed 2000 presidential election, and the growing cultural diversity of South Florida. Davis has also filed reports from England, West Africa, and South America for NPR. His pieces can be heard on NPR's award-winning newsmagazines Morning Edition, Weekend Edition, and All Things Considered.