NightSide – Dr. Mary Neal, Author Of “To Heaven And Back” Shares Her Story With Dan Rea

BOSTON (CBS) – Dr. Mary Neal is an orthopedic spinal surgeon from Jackson Hole, Wyoming. But she joins NightSide for something that happened outside of work. While kayaking over a waterfall, Dr. Neal ended up trapped underwater for over fourteen minutes. Dr. Neal drowned while underwater, but was eventually revived further downstream using CPR. Dr. Neal joins NightSide to talk about what she experienced in those harrowing minutes between life and death. Here is her incredible story.

Originally broadcast June 5th, 2012.

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