These are the faces and stories of people who were diagnosed brain dead and lived to tell the tale
Raleane “Rae” Kupferschmidt
1942 - 2015
Declared "Brain Dead" in February 2008 at 65 years old, Raeleane's family had taken her home and were making funeral arrangements when she responded to questions after signs of life, and made a near complete recovery. She passed away peacefully in 2015 from old age.