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Michael Schumacher Is Slowly Being Woken Up From His Coma

The Formula One driver has been in a medically induced coma since hitting his head in a skiing accident in December.

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Michael Schumacher's manager has announced that doctors have begun to reduce Schumacher's sedation.

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He explained that this will slowly begin the "waking up period" from his medically induced coma, and that the process "may take a long time."

Schumacher was skiing with his son at the French skiing resort of Meribel on December 29 when he fell and hit the right side of his head on a rock. He has since been at Grenoble University Hospital in a medically induced coma.

Michael Schumacher's manager says seven-time Formula One champion slowly being brought out of induced coma following skiing accident

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