Thousands of individuals turned to Twitter Wednesday morning to demand that teenager Justina Pelletier be released back to her parents after a legal battle between her family, the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families and Boston Children’s Hospital, and two controversial medical diagnoses.

For a brief period of time, the “#FreeJustina” hashtag was trending No. 1 in the United States:

#FreeJustina trended number one in the United States Wednesday morning.

#FreeJustina trended No. 1 in the United States Wednesday morning.

Read Some of the Tweets:

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/krualy/status/436163306454126592"]

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/ZephyrK9/status/436158810453864448"]

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/skiplacombe/status/436152903133569024"]

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/charlie60/status/436144336481554432"]

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/JimHumbert/status/436174279755845632"]

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/IAmColombus/status/436174014902730753"]

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/OnePatriotAngel/status/436173959902396416"]

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/youseenmikehunt/status/436173614392422400"]

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/sweetie911/status/436173410591186944"]

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/Knobsdog/status/436173356753096704"]

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