Family Fights to Save Teen Daughter on Life Support

Jahi McMath went into cardiac arrest and is now brain dead after having her tonsils removed.
3:00 | 12/18/13

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A family in Oakland California is fighting to make sure -- hospital does not take their daughter off life support. Thirteen year old John -- math underwent a routine consulate to me earlier this week but suffered a heart attack and slipped into a coma. Family says Children's Hospital Oakland was preparing to take the child off life support so now they've hired an attorney. I've just got to feel like it -- -- that her own body -- she wants does bring up until we've done them. That's why don't mind knowing how -- and no I would not let -- think he -- when -- adopted while. The family also wants the hospital to share a brain scan done on the thirteen year old to see if there's any sign of activity. As for the hospital and released a statement saying it is not been authorized by to -- family to speak about the case so must remain silent on the matter.

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