Monday, October 31, 2005

Katie Wernecke gets to go home

"A 13-year-old girl with cancer who was put into foster care after her parents refused to allow radiation treatment will be reunited with her family, a judge ruled today.

"Faced with her deteriorating health, state district Judge Jack Hunter said Katie Wernecke would be better off with her family in Agua Dulce, near Corpus Christi, than in the custody of the Houston foster parents she was assigned by Child Protective Services.

"He said that all sides were well intentioned but the stops, starts, and delays in Katie's treatment as grown-ups continued to battle were doing more harm than good." ...

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