Man, this is just gut-wrenchingly sad, with just a sliver of happiness. A 26-year-old Arlington, Va. woman lost consciousness early in her pregnancy--tumor. Brain-dead. Cancer, racing through her body. Her husband and doctors decide to try to keep her heart and lungs going long enough for the fetus to reach viability. At 24 weeks, they delivered the girl by C-section.
The dad's been on Larry King, apparently, pleading for money because his wife's company's insurance policy doesn't cover expenses after she's "dead."
[update: DT reader Mark adds: "If you would like more information on this story or to help the family financially, here is the link to the website: http://www.susantorresfund.org/"]
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/08/02/AR2005080201724_2.html">Brain-Dead Va. Woman Gives Birth [wapo, via laidoffdad]