The mother of a 17-year-old girl who was declared brain-dead after a severe shellfish allergy attack refuses to give up hope that her daughter will wake up after the hospital refused to keep her on life support.
Treasure Perry, of Indianapolis, was taken off life support at Riley Hospital on Thursday after her family was unable to find another hospital willing to house her.
The teen suffered from an allergic reaction to shellfish while at her restaurant job on July 23, which triggered her asthma, according to NBC News. She was rushed to the hospital ‘in a coma,’ where doctors later proclaimed her brain dead on August 2.
Her mother, Angela Kosarue, refuses to give up hope that her daughter will wake up and still considers her alive. Treasure is one of seven children.
‘God can work a miracle, but I know it’s down to the wire,’ Angela Kosarue told NBC News on Thursday after her daughter was taken off life support.
The devastated mother also said the girl’s pupils have been…