(Associated Press) A man who was declared dead when his heart stopped beating for 45 minutes suddenly revived, said his stunned doctors, who can’t find an explanation. The man, though, credits his faith.

The presumed-dead diesel mechanic, Tony Yahle, was being prepared by nurses to be seen by his family Aug. 5 when he began to show signs of life, the doctors said. He fully awoke at the hospital five days later, they said.

Yahle, a 37-year-old West Carrollton resident, has been a topic of conversation since, said his cardiologist, Dr. Raja Nazir.

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