A Sick Boy Says Enough!

In another case involving a child's right to die or be treated, a transplant patient refuses further help

It is an almost universal truth that children who have been sick most of thier lives possess a wisdom and maturity beyond their years. Benito Agrelo, 15, possesses both -- and plenty of spunk to boot. When social workers arrived with five police cars and two ambulances at his Coral Springs, Florida, home, they planned to force the boy, who is dying of liver failure, to go to the hospital. But Benny, who has already undergone two liver transplants, told them he wanted to be left alone to live out whatever remained of his life in peace. The 5-ft. 2-in. teenager,...

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