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As a young woman with severe epilepsy Tavia Marlatt is used to

As a young woman with severe epilepsy Tavia Marlatt is used to

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Refused to leave

'If they need the police to come in here and take me out then that's fine,' said Tavia Marlatt, who suffers from severe epilepsy. (Evan Mitsui/CBC)

Renee Marlatt is fighting for in-home care for Tavia, who has between 25 and 50 epileptic seizures per day. (Eric Rankin/CBC)

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Tavia Marlatt has now returned home to her mother and nine-year-old sister, Isabella. (Eric Rankin/CBC)

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