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Samantha Casiano

Plaintiff in Zurawski v. Texas

Samantha Casiano, who lives in East Texas with her partner and their children, learned at her 20-week fetal anatomy scan that her daughter had anencephaly and would not survive. Lacking time and resources to travel, Samantha’s doctors told her she must continue the pregnancy. The months that followed were incredibly difficult, as people congratulated Samantha and her husband, not knowing their situation. Her daughter died four hours after birth, and, after her funeral, Samantha resolved to tell her story publicly in the hope that others would not have to go through the same experience. She wished she had been able to put her daughter to rest earlier, since she was going to have to rest either way. Samantha joined the Zurawski v. TX lawsuit, and has shared her story in court, as well as in major media outlets like NPR, Dallas News, and many others.

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