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For our daily science mystery, we bring you the story of Dr. Eben Alexander, a Harvard neurosurgeon who nearly died four years ago "when a ferocious E. coli meningitis infection attacked his brain and plunged him deep into a week-long coma." During that time while deep in coma, "his brain infected so badly only the most primitive parts were working, Alexander claimed he experienced something extraordinary: a journey to Heaven." Continue reading for the news report and more information.

"Nurses would come in, and they would pull his eyelids back, shine in the flashlight, and his eyes were just off and cocked," Holley Andersen said. "It's just like no one was there." Against all odds, Alexander woke up a week after being stricken. But he believes Holley was right: He wasn't there. Deep in coma, his brain infected so badly only the most primitive parts were working, Alexander claimed he experienced something extraordinary: a journey to Heaven.

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