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Ontario's 'Baby Joseph' dies at home after sparking fierce end-of-life ethical debate

Globe and Mail, Sept 28 2011: Baby Joseph Maraachli, the Ontario boy at the heart of a fierce end-of-life ethical debate, has died.  The little boy, who had the progressive neurological disease Leigh Syndrome, had just turned turned 20 months old last week.  He died Tuesday afternoon at his home in Windsor, Ont., with his parents and relatives at his side, said Minnesota Franciscan Brother Paul O’Donnell, a family friend. Keep reading

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