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Anti-Chemo Mom Duped Into Calif. Trip: Filmmaker

He flew them back to Minnesota after they were abandoned

(Newser) - The film producer who flew Daniel Hauser and his anti-chemotherapy mom back to Minnesota says they were lured to California by a lawyer who promised to sneak them into Mexico for alternative cancer treatment. Alan Pezzuto tells the Minneapolis Star Tribune that Susan Daya abandoned the Hausers as soon as...

Boy Can Stay With Parents After They Agree to Chemo

(Newser) - A judge in Minnesota allowed 13-year-old Daniel Hauser to return to his parents' custody after they agreed to have him undergo chemotherapy treatments, reports the Minneapolis Star Tribune. The judge allowed the family to pursue alternative remedies along with the chemo for Daniel, who has Hodgkin's lymphoma. The boy and...

Minn. Cancer Fugitive, Mother Return Home

Authorities take Hauser, 13, for checkup after week on the lam

(Newser) - Thirteen-year-old Daniel Hauser and his mother Colleen have returned to their home state of Minnesota after fleeing court-ordered chemotherapy, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. Authorities have taken Daniel Hauser for a medical checkup; they wouldn’t say whether the return was the result of an arrest, deferring questions to a...

Parental Neglect a Thorny Issue
 Parental Neglect a Thorny Issue 

Parental Neglect a Thorny Issue

Sometimes parental desires clash with those of authorities

(Newser) - “Parental neglect” is a tricky term that may indicate just the opposite: devoted parents who care for their children, but in a way authorities oppose, Kate Dailey writes in Newsweek. It’s a paradox illustrated by two moms who fled with their sons this week, one to prevent him...

Anti-Chemo Dad: Son, Wife Have Left US

Says family would accept low doses with alternative treatment

(Newser) - The father of a Minnesota 13-year-old ordered to undergo cancer treatment says his son and wife have fled the US, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. “I have an opinion where they are, but I can’t say I know,” said Anthony Hauser, noting that wife Colleen’s disappearance...

Judge Orders Arrest of Anti- Chemo Mom

Minn. native refuses treatment for cancer-stricken son, 13

(Newser) - A Minnesota judge issued an arrest warrant today for the mother of a 13-year-old boy resisting chemotherapy after the pair missed a court hearing on his welfare. Brown County District Judge John Rodenberg is also ordering that Daniel Hauser be placed in protective custody so he can get proper medical...

Judge Orders Minn. Teen to Receive Cancer Treatment

(Newser) - A Minnesota judge ordered today that a teen with cancer must receive an X-ray despite his family’s religious views, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. “Daniel Hauser is a child in need of protection,” the judge said, citing state law requiring parents to provide “medically necessary care....

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