I've avoided rendering an opinion on the whole Terri Schivao case. I've been asked by co-workers, by friends, and by readers - "What do YOU think of the Schivao case?" And so far, my answer has been the same in all instances - "I don't really know. I'm not her, and I'm not her family, and I don't know the whole story personally, so I can't really say."

Then, I saw this on AP:

I think I finally have an opinion, thanks to this little girl's sign. If I were Terri, I'd summon whatever strength I may have - provided I was acutally capable of cognizant thought, which they say she isn't - and I'd bang my head in morse code like the guy in the video for Metallica's "One" :

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