Personal Narrative: Medically Induced Coma

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Nearly 19 years ago, my Dad suffered a severe heart attack. The family was summoned to the emergency room. There we met with the surgeons, and were informed his condition was grim and he was not likely to survive the night. They advised if he did recover, he was likely to have suffered brain damage due to lack of oxygen. After the initial shock, for an unexplained reason, I felt at peace. I prayed to get my Dad back and that he had all of his capacities. I had the feeling the doctors were wrong. He was in a medically induced coma for five days. Every day that passed became increasingly hopeful. Finally, on the fifth day he emerged from his coma. And he was 100% himself. So much so, when he came out of the coma he was yelling that
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