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Medicine: Medical Mystery / Lilly's Story #854346

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Mar 08, 2007
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The medical miracle for Christa Lilly†, who suffered a heart attack and stroke six years ago and has since been minimally conscious until Sunday when she woke up, presented; film clips shown from "Awakening" and of Lilly awake. [Lilly's mother Minnie SMITH†- talks about communicating with her daughter.] [Lilly's neurologist Dr. Randall BJORK†- describes what happened when she woke up and started smiling.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Atlanta: Sanjay Gupta) This fascinating medical story, how the Lilly brain is operating is and out of function moving her in and out of consciousness, why she slipped back into her prior state, how her state of mind compares to that of Terry Schaivo discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Gupta, Sanjay

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