Raleigh 17-Year-Old Rescued From Rip Currents is Brain Dead


Paige Merical's mother said her daughter was underwater for about 14 minutes before she was rescued. Her brain was severely damaged and she has still not regained consciousness. Organ Donation Set for Saturday. Paige Merical and Ian Lewis, 18, of Wake Forest, were caught in rip currents on April 19 while swimming at Emerald Isle on spring break, according to officials.

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