Adele Song Wakes Child from Coma

by | June 19, 2012 at 7:16 PM | General, Music

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While most great music artists can boast changing fans’ lives with their songs, Adele may have saved one.

Her hit “Rolling in the Deep” is said to be responsible for waking a 7-year-old British girl from a months-long coma, according to Us Weekly.

Charlotte Neve’s coma was the result of a brain hemorrhage in mid-April followed by two operations. The young girl’s family didn’t have much hope after doctors decided she was unlikely to survive. Her mother Leila told British newspaper The Telegraph that she was preparing her goodbyes.

But then Adele came on the radio singing Charlotte’s favorite song, and she surprised everyone by opening her eyes and smiling.

“I couldn’t believe it,” Leila said. “It was the first time she had reacted to anything since the hemorrhage. The nurses were astounded and told me to keep singing, and she smiled again. The nurses said it was like I ‘unlocked her,’ and from that day she started getting better and better.”

In the days following, Charlotte “literally went from smiling and being giddy to standing up in bed,” her mother added. “It was a miracle.”

Now recovering at home with her family, Charlotte is making progress and has returned to school.

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