Mom Fights for Terminally Ill Son's Right to Die at School

- A mother is pleading with a school board to let her terminally ill son die naturally if his heart stops in class.

14-year-old Alex Hoover of Alabama was recently sent to the hospital three times due to a terminal heart condition, Heather Childers reported this morning on "Fox and Friends First."

Continuing to treat Alex’s condition after a heart attack wouldn’t improve his overall prognosis, his mother, Rene Hoover, told the Associated Press.

To ensure her son, who is also autistic, wouldn’t be revived, Hoover drew up legal papers, also known as an advance directive.

But the school has not recognized that directive.

 

 

Read more at FOX NEWS INSIDER.

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