Kansas Teen Shot Hoops in Meningitis-Induced Coma

Teen basketball star Maggie Meier had perfect free-throw form, even when she was in a coma. In the fall of her freshman year of high school, Meier got meningitis, a bacterial infection that spurred swelling in her brain and sparked terrifying seizures in the healthy student athlete. "I'll never forget it," said Meier's mom, Margaret, a neonatal intensive care unit nurse. "Her eyes rolled back, and I knew what was happening. It was terrifying." That seizure, the first of 20 that night, marked...Full Story
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