Husband of brain-dead Texas woman: 'I asked God to take me instead'
By Catherine E. Shoichet, CNN
January 30, 2014 -- Updated 1316 GMT (2116 HKT)(CNN) --
Erick Muñoz tried to keep hope alive, but he knew his wife was dead.
"Many a night, I asked God to take me instead," he said in an exclusive interview with CNN's "AC360" on Wednesday. "But you can't turn off that knowledge, that you know how bad it was. ... And I promised her, I told her I will honor her wishes."
On Sunday, someone switched off the machines inside a Texas hospital that kept Marlise Muñoz's heart and lungs working.
Her family spoke to CNN on Wednesday in their first national television interview since they won their battle to disconnect the ventilator from the pregnant woman's body....more at linkhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/29/healt ... ?hpt=hp_t1