Randall Vahab Hall: The Man Who Woke Up From a Two-Year Coma

Randall Vahab Hall, also known as Comadude, is a remarkable man who survived a near-fatal brain injury and woke up from a two-year coma. His story is one of courage, resilience, and hope.

Hall was a successful businessman who owned seven clothing stores in California. He was also an avid traveler, adventurer, and actor. He had a passion for life and enjoyed every moment of it.

But everything changed on March 30, 2000, when he was involved in an accident that left him with severe brain damage. He was rushed to the hospital and underwent several surgeries to remove blood clots and relieve pressure on his brain. He was put into a medically induced coma to help him heal.

For the next two years, Hall remained in a coma, unaware of his surroundings and unable to communicate. His family and friends visited him regularly, hoping for a miracle. They played music, read books, and talked to him, trying to stimulate his brain.

Meanwhile, doctors were pessimistic about his chances of recovery. They told his mother, Cara, that he would never wake up and that he would be better off dead. They suggested that she pull the plug on his life support.

But Cara refused to give up on her son. She believed that he could still hear her and that he would someday open his eyes. She prayed for him every day and fought for his rights.

She also documented his condition with photos and videos, showing his progress and setbacks. She created a website called Comadude.com to share his story with the world and to raise awareness about coma patients.

Finally, in March 2002, Hall surprised everyone by waking up from his coma. He slowly regained consciousness and started to recognize his family and friends. He had to relearn everything from scratch, such as how to talk, walk and eat. He also had to cope with memory loss, personality changes, and physical limitations.

But Hall did not let his challenges stop him from living. He embraced his new life with gratitude and optimism. He resumed his hobbies and interests, such as traveling, acting and writing. He also became an advocate for coma survivors and brain injury awareness. He wrote a book about his experience called "Coma Dude: The Amazing Story of Randy Hall".

Hall's story is an inspiration to many people who face adversity and hardship. He proves that nothing is impossible with faith, love, and determination. He shows that life is precious and worth fighting for.


(1) During 2 Year Coma Photos – ComaDude.com. https://comadude.com/my-story/during-2-year-coma-photos/.

(2) Randall Vahab Hall - Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/Comadude/.

(3) Before Coma Photos – ComaDude.com. https://comadude.com/my-story/before-coma-photos/.

Popular posts from this blog

Richard Hammond explains what he experienced during his coma | 310mph Crash | Insight into non-local consciousness

Bringing coma patients back to life: Germany's Kliniken Schmieder sets the world standard (and we've successfully copied some of their techniques in our home care routine)