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Student Nearly Killed By Binge-Drinking: 'They Thought I Was Brain Dead'


A 21-year-old college student who fell into a coma after a night of binge drinking shared her brush with death in a now-viral blog post.

Hanna Lottritz was hospitalized after partying at a country music festival in Reno, Nevada last July.

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Doctors told her parents she might never recover.

“My blood alcohol was .41, which is five times the legal limit,” she said. “They were concerned that I was brain dead. I was completely unresponsive for 24 hours.”

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Fortunately, Lottritz made it - and she is now warning other college students about the dangers of binge drinking in her blog post, entitled “Drinking Responsibly."

“I don't plan on binge drinking ever again. I don't plan on getting drunk,” she said. 

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