[extropy-chat] NEWS: "Parents Defend Decision to Keep Girl Small"
mbb386 at main.nc.us
Fri Jan 5 12:46:03 UTC 2007
> Sam Howe Verhovek of the LA Times covers a story about a young girl whose
> disabling disease cause her parents to intervene and stud her growth,
> "Parents defend decision to keep disabled girl small" (January 3, 2007)
People are faced with terrible situations all the time. Growth Attenuation seems
like a reasonable option in such a case.
One of my friends was a nurse, but she discovered after a dozen or so years that she
was beginning to have back and shoulder and wrist troubles - connected with lifting,
turning, and otherwise dealing with heavy patients. She now does library work
These parents are doing the best they can. They need support, is my view.
I very much appreciated the father's closing statement about "letting nature take
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