An Ohio man who returned to the US comatose in April after suffering a traumatic brain injury from a car accident in the Republic of Georgia has proven he's not brain dead when asked about his favorite college football team.
Zach Lawrence, of Dublin, Ohio, was given little chance of recovering by doctors who told his family they should be prepared to turn off his feeding tube within six months to a year.
But the 38-year-old apparently wasn't listening to the physicians at Ohio State University's Dodd Hall Rehabilitation Center.
Some of the best evidence that he's aware came when he was asked to respond with a push of a 'yes' or 'no' button to the question: 'Do you like Michigan?'
Ohio State and the University of Michigan have one of the fiercest and most storied rivalries in college football and just about everything else.
To the delight of his family, Lawrence pushed the 'no' button not once but twice.
'He always makes a face when we mention Michigan,' Lawrence's wife, Meghan, told the Columbus Dispatch. 'We're pretty sure he's in there.
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