Welsh woman returns to Graceland 3 years after near-fatal collision

From UK tabloid The Mirror comes a remarkable story of a Welshwoman's survival and devotion to Elvis. Adeline Bevan, a 56-year-old mother of two, visited Graceland three years ago with her husband and was struck by a truck in front of the mansion.

She spent 31 days in a coma suffering massive head injuries, a ruptured spleen, a punctured lung, broken ribs, a displaced eye socket and shoulder and knee damage.

Incredibly she pulled through and is back home. Adeline said: "It's a miracle I survived." She was brought back from the brink of death several times during 14 operations at the Elvis Presley Trauma Centre in Memphis and was given just a 20% chance of survival.

With her massive injuries, Bevan had no memory of her Graceland visit (probably a good thing), so she and her husband recently returned to Memphis, this time bearing a 4,000-pound (about $6,500) donation for The Med.

UPDATE: The Med Foundation's website has more details on this story.

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