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The outside of Children's Hospital and Research Center is seen in Oakland, California, December 30, 2013. REUTERS/Norbert von der Groeben

Brain-dead California girl ordered kept on ventilator for week longer

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By Laila Kearney

OAKLAND, California - The family of a California girl who was declared brain dead after complications from a tonsillectomy won an 11th-hour court order on Monday requiring doctors to keep her connected to a breathing machine for at least another week.

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