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Published on May 25, 2016

More than a year after being in a coma at death’s door, Ethan Menges bounces back

by Danielle Guerra

ROSCOE – Sixteen months ago, Ethan Menges’ family members gathered around his hospital bed, as a life-support machine chugged and beeped in the background.

The mood could not have been any different from that at the May 14 gathering at First Congregational Community Church in Roscoe, where a piano played the Bridal March as French doors were flung open revealing Jordan Mathieu, Menges’ bride, at their wedding ceremony.

“A year and a half ago, the doctors were wanting us to plan his funeral,” Brittney Menges, Ethan’s sister, said with tears welling in her eyes. “Now, we’re at his wedding.”

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