Father of Justina Pelletier recalls removal from hospital as ‘like a punch in the stomach’

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Justina Pelletier’s father testifies in court:  Justina Pelletier’s father, Lou. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff/The Boston Globe On Valentine’s Day 2013, Justina Pelletier’s parents were escorted from Boston Children’s Hospital and told not to return. The state took custody of their 14-year-old daughter and held her in a psychiatric unit. “It was like a punch in the […]