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      Archive: 7/11/2013

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        7/11/2013, Av 4, 5773

      Moments before Organ Donation Patient Awakens

      ABC News reports it was exactly midnight when Colleen Burns opened her eyes and looked at the operating lights above her, shocking doctors who believed she was without brain activity and were about to remove her organs and donate them to patients on the transplant waiting list.

       The physicians fortunately acknowledged she was responsive and functioning when her eyes opened at just the right moment.