A Midwestern child recently returned home after suffering brain injury after he was found face-down in the family’s swimming pool. The 22-month-old was admitted into a hospital after the drowning. The child was put on a respirator and was in a comatose state with severe brain injury. At one point, doctors did not believe that the boy would survive. Although he is still in a coma, he was released from the hospital. He now requires round-the-clock care and medication. It may take a year or two for his brain to heal or he may continue to stay in his present state.
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