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2008-07-09 21:00:32

By Mike Gibson A FATHER fighting for his six-year-old daughter's right to live spoke yesterday of his joy at her return home from hospital. Amber Hartland suffers from Infantile Tay-Sachs, a rare incurable brain disorder that has left her almost completely paralysed. She was admitted to the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, last week with a chest infection - but now doctors there say it is time for the little girl to die. They are taking legal action to stop Amber being...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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