As family prepares to pull the plug, woman wakes from coma

February 4, 2015 12:32 PM

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As family prepares to pull the plug, woman wakes from coma

"About four hours before we took her off life-support," son Ryan Roberts says, his mom awoke from a 12-day coma. Teri Roberts, 56, went into a coma in December after getting a rare skin bacteria that led to toxic shock syndrome.

Her family, devastated at the apparently impending death of the previously healthy and active Nebraska woman, planned to tell doctors a few days before Christmas to take her off the ventilator.

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