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Reporter's Notebook: The Terri Schiavo Case

For the past two weeks, a great deal of attention has been given to Terri Schiavo. Schiavo was the Florida woman, who had remained in what doctors referred to as a persistent vegetative state for 15 years. A bitter debate between Schiavo's parents and her husband erupted over whether or not to remove the feeding tube. NPR's Ari Shapiro has been involved in the coverage of the life and death of Terri Schiavo and has this reporter's notebook.

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Ari Shapiro has been one of the hosts of All Things Considered, NPR's award-winning afternoon newsmagazine, since 2015. During his first two years on the program, listenership to All Things Considered grew at an unprecedented rate, with more people tuning in during a typical quarter-hour than any other program on the radio.