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Schiavo abuse allegations released

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Schiavo's parents keep feeding tube in

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Terri Schiavo's fate to be soon determined

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Schiavo's parents allowed to visit her

CLEARWATER, Fla., May 27 (UPI) -- Clearwater, Fla., Circuit Judge George Greer has granted permission to the parents of Terri Schiavo for one unsupervised visit with their daughter.
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George Greer
First Lady Laura Bush (L) and Dr. Anne-Imelda Radice, Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) director, (R) present Georgetown County Library (South Carolina) Board Chairman Virgil Grayson and community representative George Greer, III, with a 2007 National Medal for Museum and Library Service during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington on January 14, 2008. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

George W. Greer (born 1942) is a judge serving in the Pinellas-Pasco County Circuit Court, family law division, in Clearwater, Florida, who received national attention when he presided over the Terri Schiavo case.

Born in 1942 in Brooklyn, New York, Judge Greer grew up in Dunedin, Florida. He received his associate's degree from St. Petersburg Junior College in 1962, his bachelor's degree from Florida State University at Tallahassee in 1964, and his law degree from the University of Florida's College of Law in Gainesville in 1966. He became a commissioner of Pinellas County in 1984. He was first elected to his present position of probate judge in 1992 on a nonpartisan ballot, was reelected in 1998 and 2004, and plans to retire in 2010 after his current term expires.

Greer is a Southern Baptist and a Republican.

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