Man in Vegetative State Responds After Hearing Mom's Voice

Josh Manning, 28, was injured after being struck by a car in November.
1:14 | 01/16/15

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Two months ago Josh Manning headed down to alliance Nebraska to see a friend. What he didn't know was the trip would change his life forever. Early in the morning on November 15 Josh was walking along the rolled when he was hit by a drunk driver the driver fled the scene. Fortunately Josh is friend George was there to call 911. If George hadn't been just little later died because a kid ran. It took off left and later after the accident Tammy says doctors told her Josh was in a vegetative state. And would stay that way for the rest of his life they tell us that Josh had. Extensive brain damage. He would probably never remember things he'd probably want him wake up and so we have decided to. To let a golden family members then said their goodbyes. And everybody left and house are about myself. And Thanksgiving morning Josh opened its eyes. I asked him has been charged do you want to live think you're right two times. For yes. And they're going to two times and that's when I decided he's not Diana my watch since the accident Josh has been moved into a Fargo hospital. Tammy says he is making improvements. And moving and even trying to speak way to go. You're turning energy or I pray a lot I cry ally. And I just. I have so much hope but some girl he's a fighter.

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