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Medical Miracle: Boy wakes up after mom signs over his organs for donation

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KHQ.COM - An incredible medical miracle has left doctors scratching their heads after an Alabama boy on the brink of death wakes up right before his organs are harvested for donation. 

13-year-old Trenton McKinley was involved in a freak utility vehicle crash that left him lifeless with a brain injury.

His mother, Jennifer Nicole Reindl describes in a Facebook post that after having 2 brain surgeries, Trenton died 4 times and one of those times he was dead for 15 minutes. The last time doctors brought him back to life, he had no brain waves.  Doctors told Jennifer the heartbreaking news that the next time Trenton's heart stopped, they would either have to let him die or keep him pumped with steroids long enough to harvest his organs to donate. Donating his organs would be life-saving to 5 other children waiting for transplants.

Jennifer describes seeing her lifeless son lay there with eyes that had turned dry and black. She signed the waiver, knowing her son would have jumped at the chance to help other kids. 

Incredibly, as doctors went to perform the final brain wave test, Trenton started moving his hands and then his feet. His black eyes, which were once blue, had changed to a green color with little white specks, something Jennifer took as a sign from God saying, "he had blue eyes....now they are green with small white specks like glitter...they say when you look upon god...pigment changes...and my baby was in heaven for a whole day....he is a miracle...they say no one has ever came back from complete death of the brain brain stem and heart....but god did for my son what he did for his own....and I am so honored to have him back....this is our testimony."
 

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