Teen wakes up after being declared brain dead

A 13-year-old Alabama teen incredibly woke up after being declared brain dead for several days. ABC News' Kendis Gibson reports.
2:06 | 05/07/18

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A boy from Alabama is back from the dead. Literally after a freak accident is parents and doctors had given up hope and were preparing to donate his organs but now he's walking shooting baskets. And making jokes. For thirteen year old Trenton McKinley it's playing with his remote control cars as one of the only things he can do right now I think a lot more important things don't know. His mother Jennifer says she's just thankful he's alive two months ago Trenton was at a friend's house sitting in a small utility trailer like this one. While being pulled by a dune buggy. Flit. Can hit the kind creek. And trailer landed on top of my hand and feel that I don't remember him. Trenton was rushed to the hospital he had seven skull fractures and Alla. When the Specter. With his feet I actually thankful that fact checks that he gave him that Breeden thank you can't fifteen minutes. When he came that make that he had never. Being normal. For the next several days Trenton was brain dead and barely breathing. His parents faced with a difficult decision they signed the papers to donate his organs. I have kids needle but my school. When it unfair to keep going back. If it loses engines or more but a data for doctors were sent to pull the plug. Trenton started coming back. I was walking down here's Veronica opened failed walking story there's no other explanation but go. Slowly but surely Trenton is making strides beyond what anyone expected. RI AA needs a miracle and he just amazing event but. Did he gets more and more and despite all that young kids still has a great sense of humor. Determined so much so it's wait and put softening. Any kits and it under my hand. But his recovery is not without a struggle Trenton has lost fifty pounds and is suffering from seizures and nerve pain.

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