November 12, 2012

A child's sad death in a Florida nursing home

For 14 years, Doris Freyre cared for her profoundly disabled daughter in her modest Tampa home, pureeing fresh fruit, yams and vegetables and surrounding the girl with family photos and pictures of angels. Marie Freyre died in the care of a $506-per-day nursing home — sobbing, shaking and screaming for her real home.

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