On Sunday, The Post-Standard reported a story that could have come straight from the script of a horror movie. In October 2009, Colleen Burns was admitted to St Joseph’s Hospital Center in New York for a drug overdose. A short time later, a team of doctors pronounced the 39-year-old woman dead. Her family was notified and Burns’s body was prepped for organ donation.
The only problem was: Burns wasn’t actually dead. She was in a drug-induced coma. Fortunately for her, she woke minutes before the first incision was made.
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