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Girl Who Died Of Cancer Is Frozen In Hopes That She Can Be Brought Back To Life In The Future

Written by Ana Krneta
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A young girl’s wish to be cryogenically frozen after her untimely death has been granted in the final days before her death by a judge. The court case is unique and a first of its kind, but it's likely we will be seeing a lot more these cases in the future.

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The young girl, who is only identified by the letters JS, passed away in October, 2016, in London, England hospital after a battle with cancer. She wanted to be frozen after she passed in the hopes of being able to be brought back if a cure for cancer is ever found in the future. Her parents, who were divorced, disagreed.

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Her mother supported her daughter's decision to be frozen after her death, but her father did not. JS decided to take the matter to the courts and let a judge decide. In the letter she wrote to the court she pleaded her case, writing: ‘I don’t want to die but I know I am going to...I want to live longer...I want to have this chance,' reports CNN.

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The judge presiding over the case was Mr. Justice Peter Jackson and JS implored him to rule in her mother’s favor, letting her make all the decisions about what happens to her body after she passes.The judge ruled in the girls and her mother's favor, but there were some unanticipated complications.

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Her mother supported her daughter's decision to be frozen after her death, but her father did not. JS decided to take the matter to the courts and let a judge decide. In the letter she wrote to the court she pleaded her case, writing: ‘I don’t want to die but I know I am going to...I want to live longer...I want to have this chance,' reports CNN.

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The judge presiding over the case was Mr. Justice Peter Jackson and JS implored him to rule in her mother’s favor, letting her make all the decisions about what happens to her body after she passes.The judge ruled in the girls and her mother's favor, but there were some unanticipated complications.

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