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Woman says she woke up in heaven after flatlining during medical procedure

Posted: 4:20 PM, Feb 01, 2014
Updated: 2014-02-01 16:20:16-05

ALTUS, Okla – An Oklahoma woman says she spent nine minutes in heaven as she flatlined during a medical procedure.

Crystal McVea told KFOR-TV that it happened on Dec. 10th, 2009 while undergoing a routine medical procedure.

The mother of four had an adverse reaction to medication and went into cardiac arrest.

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Crystal McVea says she woke up in heaven during a medical procedure. (KFOR-TV)

Medical records show that McVea had flatlined for nine minutes. During that time, she says she experienced heaven.

“When I closed my eyes on earth I opened them in heaven,” said McVea.

Some people have attempted to debunk her experience saying it contradicts scripture and it’s merely an oxygen-starved brain causing hallucinations.

Read more: KFOR-TV