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January 29th, 2014
11:05 PM ET

AC360 Exclusive: The family of Marlise Muñoz shares details of their tragedy

The family of Marlise Muñoz is speaking out about the beloved wife, daughter and young mother they've lost and their battle to honor her wishes after she was declared brain-dead. Their two-month legal battle sparked a national debate over a Texas law that trumps advance directives for pregnant women. Muñoz’s husband. Erick, and mother, Lynne Machado, tell Anderson they hope their story will help other families avoid the nightmare they experienced.

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Anderson looks back at how this tragedy unfolded.

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January 29th, 2014
07:55 PM ET

AC360 Exclusive: Family of Marlise Muñoz speaks

Her heartbreaking story started a national conversation. Marlise Muñoz was declared brain-dead, but her doctors refused to remove her from a ventilator because she was pregnant. That set off a battle with her family. After months of fighting, they convinced a judge to allow her to be removed from life support.

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