After suffering two strokes, Rosa Celestrino de Assis of Brazil was declared dead by her doctor and sent to the morgue. She spent two hours in a body bag before anyone noticed she was still alive. "I went to give my mom one last hug, and I could feel that she was breathing. I screamed out — my mom is alive! And they all looked at me like I was crazy," says her daughter, Rosangela Celestrino. "Not only did I have to go collect my mom from a cold storage drawer at the morgue, but when I got there, I find her still breathing." Rosa was put back on life support, and presumably her doctor will check his patients' vital signs more closely in the future.
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