“It seems like we were being led down a path to plan for the worst and that things were not going to work out,” said (Sam’s father) John Schmid. “The miracle, to put it bluntly, was that in a matter of seven days, we went from organ donation to rehab. What a roller coaster it was.”
“Nobody could ever give me a better Christmas present than this — ever, ever, ever,” said his mother, Susan Regan.
- BP has agreed to pay a $18.7 billion fine to settle legal actions over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
- Liberia has reported three new cases of Ebola this week. The country was declared Ebola-free on May 9.
- A pilot has broken the world records for longest solo flight and longest non-stop flight ever taken in a solar-powered airplane ?