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Maggie Meier always had a shot

Not even a deep coma could keep the basketball player from showing off her form

Originally Published: May 16, 2012
By Brandon Parker | ESPNHS.com

This story originally appeared in the May/June issue of ESPNHS Magazine.

The shot was perfect, featuring a form and touch that would have made James Naismith proud. But while Maggie Meier could still shoot with the best of them, she had lost control over the rest of her life.

A rare brain infection had left Meier in a coma for more than two months during the fall of 2008. Most of the time, Meier was a shell of her once-vibrant self and could barely open her eyes. ...

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