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Old 11-10-2011, 12:08 PM   #1
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My brother emailed me this story about a woman fused to her recliner.

"A suburban Kansas City woman was left sitting in a vinyl recliner for so long that her skin had fused to the chair and she had to be pried out to be taken to a hospital after suffering an apparent stroke, authorities said.

Carol F. Brown's adult son told a state official he had left his 74-year-old mother in the chair for five days without helping her get up to use the bathroom or bathe because he was honoring her wishes to die in her Independence home, according to court documents that described the woman as a "rotting corpse that was still breathing." Brown later died."

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Old 11-10-2011, 12:13 PM   #2
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I agree, the idea of dying at home does not mean allowing a person to starve and denying them the basics or medical help when needed.
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Old 11-10-2011, 12:19 PM   #3
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My grandfather died in a similar manner, although not fused to his chair. There was strife between him and his children, and they eventually found him dead in his chair covered in filth.
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I wonder if she meant that literally...?
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I agree that is stupid for her to be treated that way
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My brother emailed me this story about a woman fused to her recliner.

"A suburban Kansas City woman was left sitting in a vinyl recliner for so long that her skin had fused to the chair and she had to be pried out to be taken to a hospital after suffering an apparent stroke, authorities said.

Carol F. Brown's adult son told a state official he had left his 74-year-old mother in the chair for five days without helping her get up to use the bathroom or bathe because he was honoring her wishes to die in her Independence home, according to court documents that described the woman as a "rotting corpse that was still breathing." Brown later died."

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Wow having to be pried out of your chair! How could you honor someone's wishes like that. That is just sick.
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