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Hope And Healing: Life After A Coma

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“Giving up was never an option.”";s:

With their daughter, Marjorie, in a coma with a traumatic brain injury following a car accident, George and Melisa Medina heard words from the neurologist that no parent wants to hear: “Your daughter may never be herself again." But with physical therapy three times a day and some serious grit and determination, Marjorie learned to walk and feed herself again—and even returned to the softball field she loves.

Support for programming on Utah Public Radio comes from Intermountain Healthcare, a Utah-based not-for-profit system of 23 hospitals,160 clinics, 2,400 employed doctors and advanced practice providers, a health plans group under the name SelectHealth, and other medical services.