Skip to comments.Terri's Story
Posted on 12/03/2006 3:03:26 AM PST by 8mmMauser
Theresa Marie Schindler was born to Robert and Mary Schindler on December 3, 1963. She was the first of three children the Schindlers would have.
Terri was a shy, but comical, child who had an affinity for music, animals and the arts. She kept a small circle of friends and was dear to schoolmates, neighboring families and her own extended family.
Following high school, Terri came into her own. She developed a knack for sketching and doodling. She enjoyed outings with her friends. She was an adoptive mother to the familys dog, Bucky.
Terri attended Catholic School while growing up and remained close to her faith throughout her life.
In 1983, Terri met Michael Schiavo at Bucks County Community College and the two began dating. He was the first romantic interest Terri had.
The couple was engaged within a few months and married a year later at Terris church in Southampton, Pa. She was 21.
In 1986, Terri and Michael relocated to Pinellas County, Florida and her parents followed three months later.
In 1990, at the age of 26, Terri suffered a mysterious cardio-respiratory arrest for which no cause has ever been determined. She was diagnosed with hypoxic encephalopathy neurological injury caused by lack of oxygen to the brain. Terri was placed on a ventilator, but was soon able to breathe on her own and maintain vital function. She remained in a severely compromised neurological state and was provided a PEG tube to ensure the safe delivery of nourishment and hydration.
On March 31, 2005, Terri Schindler Schiavo died of marked dehydration following more than 13 days without nutrition or hydration under the order of Circuit Court Judge, George W. Greer of the Pinellas-Pascos Sixth Judicial Court. Terri was 41.
I'm one Terri warrior who'll never forget this precious
life snuffed out, before her time.
My BD was yesterday and I can't stop thinking how Terri should be showered
today with love and be sung to, kissed and surrounded
by cards from the thousands and millions around the world,
who fought for her life!
"The care of human life and happiness and not its destruction, is the chief and only object of good government."
No, it never ends, is expanding as the euthanasia crowd push their craft and the far left invokes Terri continually. The far left calls for us to MoveOn, but still brings up her Legacy regularly, usually to justify advancement of the euthanasia agenda.
This thread is proof that the far Left isn't the only group using this case to push an agenda.
Thank you, you beat me to it.
Yes, sure that's what you meant all along!!!!!!!
Does anyone know if Terri was pain responsive before the feeding tubes were removed?
An uncomfortable reminder that even people who call themselves conservative are sometimes willing to give the government more power, so long as they think it serves their agenda.
This is exactly the point the left pushes in their efforts to bend the Legacy left by Terri. We have illustrated this many times. Check them out.
Yes, she was, but I defer to the more informed for the details.
She screamed at the time they were removed.
Do any of us really die before our time?