I won’t wade too deeply into the story of the Sleepy Eye couple who want the right to have their son’s cancer treated as they see fit, other than to point out that the story mirrors one of the landmark cases pitting a family with religious convictions, a child with cancer, and a government that sees things differently.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts where he was VP of programming for Berkshire Broadcasting Co. He was an editor at the RKO Radio Network in New York, and WHDH Radio in Boston. He is the founder of the MPR News’ website. He is a private pilot and flies an airplane he built.