Skip to comments.Woman Wakes From Coma, Announces She Wants to Go to a Bob Seger Concert
Posted on 04/24/2013 11:47:32 AM PDT by nickcarraway
There are music fans, and then there are Bob Seger fans. Evie Branan had been in a coma for five years and when she emerged, the first words out of her mouth were, I want to go to a Bob Seger concert.
Why would I say that? Branan laughed later when recounting the story to her hometown paper, the Flint Journal, in Michigan. Maybe my last thoughts were Bob Seger before I had my stroke. While Branan may have been unsure about why she wanted to see Bob Seger in concert so badly, she was certainly a fan of the Night Moves singer. Branan had seen five Seger concerts before her coma, which she fell into after suffering a massive stroke in 2007. She was in a care center for years, unable to speak, until she regained consciousness in May 2011 and announced her desire to see a Seger show. Last Thursday, the 79-year-old woman got the chance to see Seger in concert again.
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In Holland her family would have decided that she had a “right to die” and pulled the plug. Or in Colorado.
Fantastic show. Old guy has still got it.
In Holland, the family might not have gotten the choice either. 1 in 6 are said to have been done without any family permission.
Against the Wind
Is he still playing that old time rock and roll? Or is he nu school now?
Oldest Seger fan.
My parents just a couple years younger and would have no idea who he is.
Good for this lady.
But your thoughts will soon be wandering
The way they always do
When you’re ridin’ five years in a coma
And there’s nothin’ much to do
"Yank it like your startin' a lawnmower."
Love “Sunspot Baby.”
She musta been a teenager in the seventies!
That’s what I thought too.
If she had stayed under for another five years she might have woken up to find Flint had disappeared around here (they’ve torn down half the town and another 40,000 have fled just since 1990)
Never liked Bob Seger since he went to the hoosegow in the 80’s for smacking around his old lady because she would not get an abortion when he ordered her to.
No sense of time passing while in a coma ... understandable really, since coma disconnects the soul from the body, and the body is what is caught in temporal grasp while soul is not once disconnected from the aging body.
Haha . . . I haven’t thought about Bob Seeger in years.
If she’s 79, she turned 40 in 1974.
Because Seger KICKS ASS! CHAA!!!!
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