A Letter to Connecticut's Cassandra C.

January 12, 2015 9:35 PM

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On Jan. 8 the Connecticut Supreme Court agreed with state officials that Cassandra C., a 17-year-old with Hodgkin lymphoma, should be compelled to undergo chemotherapy against her (and her mother's) will. With chemotherapy she has an 85 percent survival rate. Currently she is in custody of the state's Department of Children and Families.

I've been thinking of you today, and every day, since I read your story.

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