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    <H1 class=Headline>Woman Wakes Up After Family Says Goodbye, Tubes Pulled</H1> <H2 class=SubHead>Patient Brought To Cleveland Clinic</H2> POSTED: 12:58 pm EDT May 22, 2008
    UPDATED: 5:57 pm EDT May 22, 2008



    <SCRIPT src="/js/13260191/script.js" type=text/javascript></SCRIPT> CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A West Virginia woman was being transferred to the Cleveland Clinic after walking the line between life and death.

    Doctors are calling Val Thomas a medical miracle. They said they can't explain how she is alive.

    They said Thomas suffered two heart attacks and had no brain waves for more than 17 hours. At about 1:30 a.m. Saturday, her heart stopped and she had no pulse. A respiratory machine kept her breathing and rigor mortis had set in, doctors said.

    &quot;Her skin had already started to harden and her fingers curled. Death had set in,&quot; said son Jim Thomas.

    They rushed her to a West Virginia hospital. Doctors put Thomas on a special machine which induces hypothermia. The treatment involves lowering the body temperature for up to 24 hours before warming a patient up.

    After that procedure, her heart stopped again.

    &quot;She had no neurological function,&quot; said Dr. Kevin Eggleston.

    Her family said goodbye and doctors removed all the tubes.

    However, Thomas was kept on a ventilator a little while longer as an organ donor issue was discussed.

    Ten minutes later the woman woke up and started talking.

    &quot;She (nurse) said, 'I'm so sorry Mrs. Thomas.' And mom said, 'That's OK honey. That's OK,&quot; Jim Thomas said.

    Val Thomas and her family strongly believe that the Lord granted them their miracle and they want everyone to know.

    &quot;I know God has something in store for me, another purpose. I don't know what it is but I'm sure he'll tell me,&quot; she said.

    She was taken to the Cleveland Clinic for specialist to check her out. Doctors said amazingly she has no blockage and will be fine.
     
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  2. Jesus did it ldo
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  3. wow... its always crazy hearing stories like this.
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  4. i didn't think this was medically possible, but what the hell do we really know about medicine and the human body
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  5. my luck id wake up and my pee pee wouldnt work anymore!
     
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  6. transplant docs are hitting new lows apparently
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