Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 4/5/14
In what has to be the first positive news for fans and family of Michael Schumacher in a long time, the Formula 1 racing champion is showing "moments of consciousness and awakening."After more than three months in a coma, the seven-time champion is "making progress," said Schumacher's manager, Sabine Kehm.Schumacher has opened his eyes and has had interaction with his environment, claims Kehm,  although in a minimal way.The 45-year-old Schumacher suffered a near-fatal head injury in a skiing accident in the French Alps on December 29 and has been in a medically-induced coma since. His family said at the end of January that drugs used to keep him in his deep sleep were being reduced with the intention of bringing him back to consciousness.The good news comes after weeks of doubt and follows a report that the race car driver's wife, Corinna, was building a $17 million medical/ rehab center inside their $50 million Switzerland mansion."Michael is making progress on his way. He shows moments
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