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Orthopedic surgeon Mary Neal was kayaking in South America when she got pinned underwater for 15 minutes. She says she had no pulse, was not breathingand experienced what she described as an out of body experience. Dr. Neal told Randi Kaye her extraordinary story, and says "you can't write everything off as a coincidence."
Mary Jo Rapini says her life changed profoundly when she suffered a severe brain aneurysm.
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