A boy who has been in a coma for four months after falling from a 10th storey window has finally woken up.
The 12-year-old, nicknamed Ruirui, from Chongqing, south-west China, remains in hospital and cannot speak, according to People’s Daily Online. His miraculous recovery has been attributed, in part, to the daily stories that his father has been playing for him.
Ruirui fell from the window of his 10th floor home in December last year and has been in a coma since. It is thought that he was reaching for a scarf that was part of his uniform, which had been hanging out to dry, when he fell.
His 47-year-old father Cheng Jun told reporters that he had been washing dishes in the kitchen when the incident took place. He said: ‘I heard a loud noise and thought there was a car crash outside. ‘But then I heard that people were shouting that a child had jumped from a building. Read more