Charlie Gard’s Parents Ask Court Permission to Take Him Home to Die

Connie Yates and Chris Gard have given up their legal battle for experimental treatment for their terminally-ill 11-month-old son.

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Charlie Gard’s mother returned to a London court Tuesday to ask a judge to let her and the baby’s father take their critically ill son home to die. Lawyers for the family of the 11-month-old infant and the hospital treating him appeared in the High Court, a day after Charlie’s parents said they were dropping their long legal battle to get him experimental treatment. The family attorney, Grant Armstrong, told a judge that parents Chris…

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