Army National Guardsman Makes Miracle Recovery after Internally Decapitated

Army specialist Rashaad Gregory, 19, of Phoenix is making an amazing recovery this holiday season following a serious car accident that left him internally decapitated. Gregory was rushed to St. Joseph’s Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix where neurosurgeons refused his skull with his spine using an innovative surgery that was perfected at Barrow. The injury, occipitocervical dislocation, is a critical injury that is almost universally fatal.

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