OMG! The story of a woman who remained in a coma for 42 years will leave you wondering! - Newztezz Online


Saturday, August 12, 2023

OMG! The story of a woman who remained in a coma for 42 years will leave you wondering!

There was such a woman in America, who remained in coma for 42 years, not for 1-2 years. He is believed to be the longest coma patient recorded in medical history. The story of his care is such that knowing it will bring tears to your eyes.

You might know the story of Aruna Shanbaug. It is about the year 1973. She was working as a junior nurse at King Edward Memorial i.e. KEM Hospital in Mumbai. A contract sweeper working in the same hospital did such brutality with him that his whole life was destroyed. She had been in a coma for many years continuously, but do you know that there was a woman in the world who was in a coma for so many years that you cannot imagine. Her story and the dedication of her mother and sister was such that you may also have tears in your eyes knowing this.

According to Guinness World Records, the woman's name was Edwarda O'Bara . She was a resident of America. You will be surprised to know that she was not in a coma for 1-2 years but for the whole 42 years. It was the longest coma ever recorded in medical history. The most surprising thing is that she was a victim of diabetes and due to this disease she went into a coma.

Was a victim of diabetes since childhood

The story of Edwarda is such that when she was just 16 years old, on January 3, 1970, she suddenly went into a coma. She was a victim of diabetes since childhood, but in December 1969 she developed pneumonia, which became a great threat to her life. Diabetes and pneumonia, both diseases worsened her condition, after which she was admitted to the hospital, but she went into a coma and remained in a coma from then till her death.

Mother kept her promise to her daughter till death

According to reports, before going into a coma, Edwarda had told her mother, Kaye, to never leave her side. Then the mother also promised her that she would not leave her side. After her daughter fell into a coma, Kaye stayed with her as much as possible for the next 38 years. Even she never slept for more than 90 minutes at a time and used to talk to her daughter, sing songs to her. He had even left his job to take care of his daughter, after which he also had to face financial difficulties. In the care of Edwarda, by the year 2007, he had a debt of 2 lakh dollars i.e. about 1 crore 65 lakh rupees according to today.

Sister also did her duty

However, Edwarda's mother Kaye died in 2008 at the age of 81. After that Edwarda's younger sister Colleen took over the responsibility of taking care of her. For about 4 years, she was engaged in the service of Edwarda day and night, but on November 21, 2012, Edwarda left this world forever.

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