28 Jun 2019

'Heaven is real,' says woman who died for 27 minutes

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'Heaven is real,' says woman who died for 27 minutes
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Arnav Rao

Arnav Rao

Asked on 28 June, 2019

Where did this incident take place?

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The incident took place in Phoenix city of Arizona, the United States.

Shreyas Venkatesan

Shreyas Venkatesan

Asked on 28 June, 2019

How could the woman die and then come back to life?

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Tina Hines suffered a cardiac arrest (her heart stopped beating) and for 27 minutes, she was "technically dead." She was resuscitated at a hospital later.

Shreyas Jaiteley

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Asked on 28 June, 2019

Is there a scientific explanation for this?

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Yes. A 2013 study by University of Michigan researchers on rats revealed that brain activity surges before death—higher than during most waking, conscious state. Studies indicate that 10-20% of people have visual or sensory episodes during NDEs and Hines' story could be one such experience.

Vibhore Kadam

Vibhore Kadam

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What did the woman see after dying?

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Tina Hines claims she vibrant colors, a figure she believed was Jesus, and yellow, glowing gates.