Just when his parents signed papers allowing his organs to be donated to other children, 13-year-old Trenton McKinley began to stir from his coma, "Today" reported.
The Alabama boy was injured in a go-carting accident two months ago, rushed to a hospital with seven skull fractures.
"They told me I'd be a vegetable," Trenton told "Today" after he had regained consciousness hours before his family was prepared to take him off life support.
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Now the teenager is able to talk and walk: "I don't really seem like a vegetable, do I?"