Published in AIDS Weekly, September 28th, 1998
A Maine state judge refused to give custody of the boy to the state Department of Human Services, which had argued his mother was jeopardizing his health.
The mother had said that she saw her 3-year-old daughter go through an agonizing death while on the drug AZT, and she did not want her son to suffer the same way.
"[The woman] gets to keep custody, she gets to make all the decisions regarding his medical treatment," said the woman's sister.
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