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Blind 25 years had a heart attack, woke up, and could see - a Miracle

A woman who had been blind for 25 years awoke in hospital after suffering a heart attack and found that she could see again.

Since 1979, Joyce Urch had lived in a world of shadows and near-darkness, but was astonished to find her sight restored when she came round after being resuscitated.

Doctors have been unable to explain what happened, but Mrs Urch, 74, was happy to put it down to a “miracle”.

She said: “When I first came round I just opened my eyes and shouted, ‘I can see, I can see.’ When I looked in the mirror I said, ‘Oh.’ I said to [her husband] Eric, ‘You’ve got older haven’t you?’ But I thought, ‘I’m old myself, my husband must be too.’

“The first time you look in the mirror you look at yourself and think, ‘Is that really me?’ But a lot of things have changed.”

Mrs Urch had been unable to see her five children properly since they were young adults and, for the first time, was able to look at her 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She said that despite suffering from glaucoma, doctors did not think this was why her sight went, although they were unable to pinpoint the reason.

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