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I am now a simple Grandpa who's life is made richer as each grandchild is born. My wife and I have raised five children and the 30 year love labor of raising them has begun to yield sweet fruit..... And then there are fruits of 30 years in ministry ... I am a satisfied old man full of the joy of the Lord.

Monday, October 10, 2005

Italian Man Wakes From Coma After Two Years ! He Heard Everything.

A man who had been placed in a coma for two years as a result of an automobile accident recently awoke and told doctors and his family that he heard and understood everything going on around him during the time.

The news comes at the same time as a national bioethics committee in Italy put forward guidelines saying that incapacitated patients should be provided normal medical care, including food and water.

"To feed an unconscious patient through a tube is not a medical act," the committee's president, Francesco D'Agostino, said, according to a Reuters report. "It's like giving a bottle to a newborn baby who can't be nursed by its mother

"And to think that some doctors said that it was all useless and that he would be dead in three, four months," his brother said. Link to story here.

1 Comments:

Blogger Dan Lacey said...

That's a great story, Bruce. Thanks for posting it.

1:50 AM, October 11, 2005  

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