I was playing in my auntie's room with my cousins when I decided to climb up the window to see what it looks like. So there I was just standing on the windowsill with my superman pajamas on. These pajamas had plastic feet. I had a towel around my neck for the cape. At the time, I was wondering what it would feel like to fly. Then out of nowhere, my aunty came in to check on us. When she opened the door I heard it squeak, and quickly did a one hundred and eighty degree turn to see whom it was and slipped landing head first on the ground. Then my aunty rushed to wake my mom up, then my mom rushed down the stairs and picked me up, before she could do anything else, she had to push my face back together. Then she wrapped a towel over my head and called a cab (the cab was quicker because it was parked just up the road from the residence. Then they rushed me into the emergency room. They couldn't stitch me up because I was crying too much so my mom went to get my uncle Lance who was in the waiting room. So he came in and sat me up on the table, he started rubbing my back to sooth me and whispered in my ear, 'Shhhh, Destri. It's okay. You'll be okay. You have to stop crying so the doctors can fix you. Will you do that for your uncle?' Then he laid me down on the table and told the doctors to stitch me up. When they were done I had a hundred and forty stitches on my face and in my mouth.
Date NDE Occurred: oct,6 1980
At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes Accident Life threatening event, but not clinical death
Me falling out a two story window at the age of one.
How do you consider the content of your experience? Mixed
The experience included: Out of body experience
Did you feel separated from your body? Yes
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? I was in a third-person state. I was looking down onto the operating table with my grandma holding my hand who I have never seen in my life except pictures.
Did time seem to speed up or slow down? No
Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. Just doctors talking.
Did you pass into or through a tunnel? No
Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings? Yes My grandmother, who died five years before I was born.
Did you see an unearthly light? Yes The light surrounded my grandma and that's it.
Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? A clearly mystical or unearthly realm The room I was in had no floor and you could see into the emergency room and waiting room.
What emotions did you feel during the experience? Was too young to feel anything but was relaxed by the sight of my grandma and her warm hand.
Did scenes from your past come back to you? My past flashed before me, out of my control Was too young, haven't lived long enough to go through that.
After the NDE:
Was the experience difficult to express in words? Uncertain The scar left on my face is a reminder of what life's unexpected turns and twisted sense of humor. People say they can't hardly see it but I see it every day.
Do you have any psychic, non-ordinary or other special gifts after your experience that you did not have before the experience? Uncertain I have been able to see the future but not able to change it!
Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? The best part is I got this scar, the worst part is I got this scar and the doctors said I shouldn't play any contact sports.
Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes They tell me they can hardly see the scar and say it builds character.
At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? Yes All my other experiences are too long to go into great detail, but I almost broke my neck and my throat was collapsed.