ABC Highlights Revived Coma Patient Almost Cut from Life Support
Friday's World News on ABC ran a report by correspondent Dan Harris which celebrated a 21-year-old former coma patient who was revived after his doctor decided to delay disconnecting him from life support.
Substitute anchor Josh Elliot followed up with a positive item regarding religion as he recounted a recent survey finding that the overwhelming majority of Americans - 77 percent - believe in the existence of angels. (Video below)
Elliot introduced Harris's piece:
Well, it's a story that every family dreads. Sam Schmidt's loved ones were preparing for the worst after a terrible accident left the 21-year-old University of Arizona student on life support. But, just hours away from being pulled from that life support, a Christmas miracle. More now from ABC's Dan Harris.