Teen Girl Practiced Shooting Hoops Despite Being Comatose
Feb 23, 2012 12:33
The Daily shares this inspirational story about teenager Maggie Meier, who went
into a coma after suffering a seizure in 2008. Prior to the incident,
Meier had been playing basketball for years and somehow was still able
to shoot a beach ball through a hoop despite being in a coma.
For the two-and-a-half months she was in the coma, Meier's family would move her into a chair and give her a beach ball to shoot through a makeshift hoop. She would practice for several minutes before returning to her comatose state. Doctors believe that the motion of shooting a basket was so deeply
ingrained in her that she was able to do it without thinking.
Now nearly fully recovered, Meier says she has absolutely no memory of playing.
Cute doesn't mean not-dangerous. This is especially the case for these 10 cute animals. They're freaking adorable. But don't piss them off, because they're also freaking deadly. They'll kill you if they wanted to. Read more
Christopher Warner is a 10-year-old with Down Syndrome. His favorite band: Maroon 5. He's never seen them live before and have always wanted to so his teachers decided to make a video about how much he loves the band and sent it to some media outlets. Read more
If there's any more reason to love Taylor Swift, you can add this one to the list: she helped a 4-year-old cancer patient complete her bucket list. Jalene Salinas' last dream was to dance to 'Shake It Off' with Taylor, and her wish came true. Read more