Medicine: Back to Life

A patient who had been "dead" for 82 minutes was walking up & down the second-floor surgical ward of Colorado State Hospital in Pueblo last week, as though nothing had happened. A tall, dour-faced man of 59, he stood erect and stepped right out in his sloppy hospital slippers. He did not talk much, but that was part of the mental condition which brought him to the hospital three years ago.

The "Miracle Man," as doctors and nurses have come to call him, seemed to have something wrong with an artery. To get a clearer...

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