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Girl Whose Intestines Were Partially Sucked Out by Swimming Pool Drain Dies

I posted the original story and just wanted to follow up with the tragic ending. This story makes me appreciate how much I have and how hard my parents had to work to keep me alive and healthy. Please be respectful with your comments.

MINNEAPOLIS Abigail Taylor, the 6-year-old girl whose injury in a swimming pool led to federal legislation to make pools safer, died Thursday evening, her family's attorney said.

Bob Bennett, an attorney for the Taylor family, said Abigail's parents were with her when she died at Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.

"The world's less better off without Abigail Taylor," Bennett said.

Abigail, who lost part of her intestinal tract in a pool injury last summer, underwent surgery in December, receiving a new small bowel, liver and pancreas in a rare triple-organ transplant at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Kara Haworth, spoke


Added: Mar-21-2008 
By: Hanzmaster
Tags: pool, intestines, death, tragedy, swimming pool, drain
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States (load item map)
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