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Michael Schiavo marries long-time girlfriend

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SAFETY HARBOR, Fla. -- Friends and family members say Terri Schiavo's former husband has married his long-time girlfriend.

Michael Schiavo and his longtime girlfriend, Jodi Centonze, were wed Saturday at a church in Florida. The bride's brother says it was a very emotional ceremony.

Schiavo's former wife, Terri, had suffered severe brain damage more than a decade ago and died last March after her feeding tube was removed.

Michael Schiavo had argued his wife was in a vegetative state, and would not want to be kept alive artificially. Her parents disputed that.

The debate would eventually involve Congress, the U.S. Supreme Court and the Vatican.

The newlyweds first met in a dentist's office and began a relationship after Terri Schiavo was already in a nursing home. They have two young children.

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