To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE


SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

Dad Rescues 'Brain Dead' Son from Doctors Wishing to Harvest His Organs—Boy Recovers Completely

Matthew Cullinan Hoffman : May 4, 2012 : LifeSiteNews.com

Today the boy is reportedly 21 and studying at a university.

(Leicester, England)—According to the Daily Mail newspaper, a young British man owes his life to an insistent father who would not allow his son's organs to be removed from his body, despite assurances from four doctors that his son could not recover from the wounds he had suffered in a recent car accident.

Stephen ThorpeThe Mail reports that Stephen Thorpe, then 17, was placed in a medically-induced coma following a multi-car pileup that had already taken the life of his friend Matthew, who was driving the vehicle. (Photo: Daily Mail)

Although a team of four physicians insisted that his son was "brain-dead" following the wreck, Thorpe's father enlisted the help of a general practitioner and a neurologist, who demonstrated that his son still had brain wave activity. The doctors agreed to bring him out of the coma, and five weeks later Thorpe left the hospital, having almost completely recovered.

Today, the 21-year-old with "brain damage" is studying accounting at a local university. "My impression is maybe the hospital [wasn't] very happy that my father wanted a second opinion," he told the Mail.

Read this entire article at the LSN link provided.



SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE

 
Other Recent Articles from Breaking Christian News
     
 

Search the Articles Archives

Keyword  
Author  
Words Posted on
Day Month Year
 

Not all search fields are required


To Order by Phone Call: 1-866-354-5245 (1-541-926-3250 outside the U.S.)

BCN Plus
An ElijahList Paid Advertisement
BCN Store
Follow BCN on Twitter
Are You Praying for Our Government Leaders?
Are You Praying for Our Government Leaders?
Are You Praying for Our Government Leaders?
BCN Staff

Steve Shultz
Steve Shultz, Managing Editor


Aimee Herd
Aimee Herd, Editor


Teresa Neumann
Teresa Neumann, Reporter

BCN Plus
 
 
BCN Contact Info

All articles on this site and emails from BCN are copyrighted property of Breaking Christian News. Permission is given to link to, or share a BCN story if proper attribution is given to both the original writer and summarizer of the story. Breaking Christian News 2005-2012. All Rights Reserved.

 

Disclaimer: Articles and links, as well as the source articles linked to; do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Breaking Christian News.