13-year old Jahi McMath, who was declared brain dead after a tonsillectomy went wrong, is said to be showing signs of life that contradict initial findings. Two videos were released showing Jahi moving her arm and leg upon request. Some have tried to attribute it to involuntary spinal spasms and convulsions.
Jahi McMath and her mother
However, a recent MRI conducted in September 2014, also supports claims she is responsive as the, "Relative integrity of the cerebral cortex no doubt underlies her ability to understand language and to make voluntary motor responses." It is also being stated Jahi is regularly menstruating. Jahi has definitely defied the odds.