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Haleigh Poutre making strides

Girl eats and moves; mother seeks new role

By Tracy Jan
Globe Staff / March 5, 2006

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A nurse told the mother of Haleigh Poutre during a hospital visit on Tuesday that the severely beaten Westfield girl, whom officials once wanted to let die, has been able to eat scrambled eggs and cream of wheat, and has tapped out drum rhythms during physical therapy, according to the mother's lawyer. (Full article: 685 words)

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