Jahi McMath’s Mom Says In Letter That Daughter Has Improved

Source: Elisha Fieldstadt / NBC News

The mother of a teenage girl who was declared brain dead in California after complications during tonsil surgery spoke out in an open letter Wednesday, saying that her daughter is improving.

“I can tell you that she is much better physically since she has left Children’s Hospital and I see changes that give me hope,” Nailah Winkfield wrote in a letter posted on the “Keep Jahi McMath on life support” Facebook page.

Winkfield thanked people who have been supportive of her cause to keep her daughter on life support, as well as those who have criticized the family’s decision.

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