Amish Girl Fled Chemo in U.S. for Alternative Treatment in Central America


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Amish girl with leukemia spent time at a natural cancer treatment center in Central America after she left home with her parents to avoid being forced to resume chemotherapy treatments, the girl’s grandfather said.

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Sarah Hershberger, who recently turned 11, her parents and the couple’s baby daughter now are in hiding in the United States, Isaac Keim said.

The family left the small Amish community where they live in rural northeast Ohio just days before a state appeals court appointed a guardian in October to take over medical decisions for the Sarah, said Keim, who told the Akron Beacon Journal that he accompanied them to the unnamed clinic.

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