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Testimony of Michael Schiavo November 5, 1992 Medical Malpractice Trial

November 19, 1993 Deposition of Michael Schiavo

 

Larry King Live aired October 27, 2003

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Page 3 - 6

KING: True, you have a girlfriend?

SCHIAVO: Yes. And I am very fortunate...

KING: Does it hurt the situation, do you think, as the way the public might look at you?

SCHIAVO: From their side, I'm sure. But you know something? I'm fortunate to have two women in my life that I love very much. My girlfriend right now has done more for Terri than her own mother did. She shopped for her. She washed her clothes.

KING: How do you feel about all this? In your gut, how do you feel? You could have walked away, Michael.

SCHIAVO: I could have. But I love my wife. And I'm going to follow her wish. And nothing's going to stop me.

KING: She mentioned a child. You don't have a child do you?

SCHIAVO: Yes, I do.       

KING: With your girlfriend?

SCHIAVO: Yes.

KING: I see.

Q. How do you feel about being married to Terri now?

SCHIAVO: I feel wonderful. She's my life and I wouldn't trade her for the world. I believe in my - I believe in my wedding vows.

Q. What do you mean? You want to take a minute?

SCHIAVO: Yeah.

Q. If the court would let us take a minute.

Q. You okay?

SCHIAVO: Yeah, Iím sorry.

Q. Have - you said you believe in your wedding vows. What do you mean by that?

SCHIAVO: I believe in the vows that I took with my wife. Through sickness, in health, for richer or poorer. I married my wife because I love her and I want to spend the rest of my life with her. I'm going to do that.

Q. Are you presently Ė youíre married to Terri Schiavo, correct?

SCHIAVO: Yes I am.

Q. Are you presently involved in a romantic relationship with anyone?

SCHIAVO: Yes I am.

Q. Are you involved in an intimate relationship with this person.

SCHIAVO: Yes I am.

Q. Is this the first relationship that youíve been involved in since your wife has been in a coma?

SCHIAVO: No.

Q. How many other relationships have you been involved in?

SCHIAVO: I was in one other relationship.

Q. Was it an intimate relationship?

SCHIAVO: Yes.

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Q. What did you do with your wife's jewelry?

SCHIAVO: My wife's jewelry?

Q.  Yeah.

SCHIAVO: Um, I think I took her engagement ring and her...what do they call it...diamond wedding band and made a ring for myself.


 

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November 19, 1993 Deposition of Michael Schiavo

January 27, 2000 Trial Testimony

 

Q. Are you presently involved in a romantic relationship with anyone?

SCHIAVO: Yes I am.

Q. Are you involved in an intimate relationship with this person.

SCHIAVO: Yes I am.

Q. Is this the first relationship that youíve been involved in since your wife has been in a coma?

SCHIAVO: No.

Q. How many other relationships have you been involved in?

SCHIAVO: I was in one other relationship.

Q. Was it an intimate relationship?

SCHIAVO: Yes.

Q: Mr. Schiavo, since Terriís incident, did you have any intimate relations with another woman?

SCHIAVO: Yes, I did.

Q: When did that occur?

SCHIAVO: Approximately 5 years after the incident. I donít know the exact dates.

Q: How long did this relationship last?

SCHIAVO: Approximately 8 months.

Q: Do you currently have an intimate relationship with a woman?

SCHIAVO: Yes, I do.

Q: How long have you known her?

SCHIAVO: 5 Ĺ years.

 


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