My family said goodbye and my life support was switched off... then I breathed!

My family said goodbye and my life support was switched off... then I breathed!

My family said goodbye and my life support was switched off... then I breathed!

First published in News

FORMER firefighter Lyndon de Negri’s devastated family said their goodbyes after doctors told them he would not survive a motorbike crash.

His life support machine was then turned off.

But then, miraculously, Lyndon began breathing again and so began a remarkable recovery which is still continuing 11 years on.

Not wanting to live off benefits for the rest of his life, the former Royal Marine has now started a three-month placement at Colchester Leisure World, and hopes to become a fitness instructor for the disabled.

For the full story, see Friday's Standard. 

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