Different River

”You can never step in the same river twice.” –Heraclitus

March 23, 2005

Michael admits he didn’t know Terri’s wishes

Filed under: — Different River @ 5:02 pm

Apparently, Michael Schiavo admitted on Larry King’s show that he never in fact hear Terri say she would have not wanted to be kept alive.

The full transcript is here; the relevant excerpts are quoted and discussed here, here, and (most briefly) here:

KING: Have you had any contact with the family today? This is a sad day all the way around, Michael. We know of your dispute.

M. SCHIAVO: I’ve had no contact with them.

KING: No contact at all?
M. SCHIAVO: No.

KING: Do you understand how they feel?

M. SCHIAVO: Yes, I do. But this is not about them, it’s about Terri. And I’ve also said that in court. We didn’t know what Terri wanted, but this is what WE want…

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