(Buffalo News) Bernadette Jones' drunken husband beat her into a coma on April 14, 1991.
Family members brought the comatose woman home from the hospital eight months later, and that first night, her three children crawled into bed with her and slept.
For the next two decades, Jones' family cared for her in a special room built at the back of their home on 73rd Street in Niagara Falls. But their nursing of a patient who never awoke ended Sunday, when she died at the age of 51, succumbing to pneumonia.
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