Family Fights for Daughter on Life Support

Doctors have declared 13-year-old Jahi McMath legally dead but family wants to keep her alive.
3:00 | 12/28/13

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In the west now a family drama playing out -- at the center of the case but teenager on life support -- have declared -- brain dead but her family isn't giving up. The question though will -- get their daughter back here's ABC's Deedee Roy. A battle is raging between Children's Hospital Oakland. And the family of thirteen year old to -- McNabb who remains on life support as her family fights to keep her life. It was just season he's not going. Some doctors usually pulling the applaud a heated exchange between the spokesman for the hospital and an attorney for -- -- family. As they debated the fate of the teenager -- math was declared brain dead after her family says she went into cardiac arrest following a routine -- selected me. Under California law the hospital has no obligation to keep for -- life despite her family's wishes. A court order keeping the girl alive expires Monday at 5 PM -- yeah. Now McNabb Stanley says -- Southern California care center may be willing to take the teenager. But the hospital says they have to meet certain conditions first. And the family's lawyer says the care center requires a tracheotomy. And feeding tube inserted the Foreman maps can be moved with the Monday deadline looming to -- family says they will do whatever it takes to keep the girl a life. A judge has ruled -- to hide the -- we kept on life support until 5 PM Monday the attorney for the girl's family says he'll ask for an extension. To give the family more time David all right -- city.

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