Escape from the Mayo Clinic: Teen accuses world-famous hospital of ‘medical kidnapping’

August 18, 2018

Updated 10:55 AM ET, Fri August 17, 2018

Sherburn, Minnesota (CNN)In a jaw-dropping moment caught on video, an 18-year-old high school senior rushes to escape from the hospital that saved her life and then, she says, held her captive.

At the entrance to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic, the young woman’s stepfather helps her out of a wheelchair and into the family car.
Staff members come running toward him, yelling “No! No!” One of them grabs the young woman’s arm.
“Get your hands off my daughter!” her stepfather yells.
The car speeds away, the stepfather and the patient inside, her mother at the wheel.  Read more