Her parents wanted her to live. Her husband wanted to let her die as there wasn't really a chance for her to wake up from a coma. And they fought over it for a long time. Two weeks ago Terri's feeding tube was removed and now she is dead.
In 1990 Terri Schiavo suffered a brain damage. The doctors said that there's virtually no hope left for her. But her parents thought otherwise. The last month there was a terrible fight over it - should we let Terri die.
Even though Terri is dead now, we can expect further political discussions about the case.
Here's a link to longer article about it at Newsday.com