“The National Catholic Partnership on Disability (NCPD) was gratified by the news that Terry Wallis awoke from a coma after 19 years.

“The National Catholic Partnership on Disability (NCPD) was gratified by the news that Terry Wallis awoke from a coma after 19 years. Executive director, Mary Jane Owen noted: -Whether one considers this a miracle or evidence that the body can heal itself over time, the fact is that our knowledge of what is possible for people with neurological disabilities is limited and the role of negative judgments of the value of a given life can result in devaluation of those of us who live with disabilities.”