Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard
It was New Year's Day. Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard, a young mother and scientist, was celebrating with family and friends when she was struck down with a sudden fever. Within hours, she'd suffered multiple organ failure and was clinically dead. Then, brought back to the edge of life--trapped in a near-death coma--she was given a 5 percent chance of survival. She awoke to find herself completely paralyzed, with blinking as her sole means of communicating...