The Smell Of Money Woke This China Man Up From A Year-Long Coma

In today's Random Wednesday, we bring to you a miraculous story of how money saved this China man's life. Apa lagi Cina mahu...

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For Sleeping Beauty, it took a true love's kiss to wake her up from her deep sleep

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This Chinese man's true love woke him up from his year-long coma. His true love was... money.

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A Chinese man, who was in a coma for more than a year, suddenly woke up when nurses waved some cash under his nose.

One sniff of a 100 yuan bill, worth RM57, was all it took to bring back Shenzhen resident Xiao Li as he lay unconscious in his hospital bed, Central European News reports.

A cash driven man who spent more than a year in a coma finally woke up when nurses wafted banknotes under his nose in an attempt to stir fond memories.

30-year-old Shenzen native Xiao Li, fell into a coma after spending almost a week without sleep when he was researching for business ideas in a cyber cafe

Xiao Li, 30, passed out in August 2013 after spending almost a week without sleep as he researched business ideas at a cyber café

Li fell into his coma in August 2013 after spending nearly a week at an Internet cafe without sleep. He passed out as he was researching business ideas, according to CEN.

The doctors have tried various methods for months, but there were no positive signs of progress...

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For months doctors searched for a way to awaken Li, but to no avail. It wasn’t until his family revealed what he loved most in the world that they found their key to success.

Until his family members remembered that the one thing he loved the most, was money. Xiao even tried to snatch the 100 Yuan bill from the doctor!

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“We had asked his family what really drove him, and they were very clear that it was money,” Tang said. “When we learned about his fondness for money, we experimented with notes and change.

“Memories of smell and sound can be very powerful stimulants,” he added. “We found that a crisp, new 100 yuan note crumpled under his nose worked best.”

Dr Tang said they saw Xiao twitch his fingers as he tried to reach up and snatch the 100 Yuan bill - worth RM57 - while his eyelids flickered.

Xiao Li is still some way off before he's back on his feet, but he's on track for a full recovery

While Li’s family continues to hope for the best as he continues his therapy, doctors urged them to remain cautious. “He still has some way to go before he is discharged,” Tang explained. “But he is making good progress.”

Totally bizarre, right? For Xiao Li, it's safe to say that money DOES make the world go round...

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