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Woman wakes up from coma after 28 YEARS!

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A woman left in a coma for 28 year after a terrible car crash has miraculously gained consciousness. 

Munira Abdulla, from the Middle East, suffered a catastrophic brain injury after a bus rammed into her car in 1991.

Munira was only 28 at the time and was picking up her four-year-old son, Omar, from school in the United Arab Emirates.

The young mother stayed unresponsive and in a vegetative state for nearly three decades – until last year.

In 2018, Munira’s son Omar heard her ‘calling his name’ for the first time in 28 years.

‘She was making strange sounds and I kept calling the doctors to examine her, they said everything was normal,’ Omar told The National.

‘Then three days later I woke up to the sound of someone calling my name. It was her! She was calling my name, I was flying with joy; for years I have dreamt of this moment, and my name was the first word she said.’

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When Omar excitably told doctors that his mother was talking again, they did not believe him at first.

But since regaining consciousness, Munira has returned to a hospital in Abu Dhabi and is continually improving.

She can recite prayers, answer questions and tells people when she is experiencing pain.

‘The reason I shared her story is to tell people not to lose hope on their loved ones; don’t consider them dead when they are in such a state,’ Omar added.

‘All those years the doctors told me she was a hopeless case, and that there was no point of the treatment I was seeking for her, but whenever in doubt I put myself in her place and did whatever I could to improve her condition.’

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