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Jean-pierre Adams Still In Coma For 37 Years by BishopZion(m): 8:32pm On Sep 29, 2019
Adams was born and raised in Dakar until the age of 10, when he left his native Senegal on a pilgrimage to Montargis in the Loiret department alongside his grandmother, who was a devout Catholic. When they arrived, she enlisted him at a local Catholic school, Saint-Louis de Montargis.[3] He was adopted by a French couple shortly after his arrival.

During his studies, Adams worked at a local rubber manufacturer and he started playing football at several local clubs in the Loiret area.

Adams started playing with RC Fontainebleau in 1967 as a striker, with whom he won the Championnat de France amateur twice. In 1970, he signed a contract with Nîmes Olympique, going on to remain in Ligue 1 for the following nine seasons, also playing for OGC Nice and Paris Saint-Germain FC.[4]

In the 1971–72 campaign, Adams contributed with four goals in all 38 games to help Nîmes to a best-ever second place, also winning the Cup of the Alps.[6] He added a career-best nine in 1973–74, for a final ninth position.

After one year in Ligue 2 with FC Mulhouse, Adams retired in 1981 at the age of 33, following a spell with amateurs FC Chalon.

Adams and his wife Bernadette were married in April 1969 and have two sons, Laurent (born 1969) and Frédéric (1976). Following a ligament rupture injury, he was hospitalised for surgery on 17 March 1982 at the Édouard Herriot Hospital in Lyon. After an error made by his anaesthetist, he suffered a bronchospasm which starved his brain of oxygen and he slipped into a coma.[9][10][11]

In the mid 1990s, when a court of law adjudicated on the case, both the anesthetist and trainee were given one-month suspended sentences and fines that translated to a $815 fine.

Re: Jean-pierre Adams Still In Coma For 37 Years by muyoge: 12:01am On Sep 30, 2019
I didn't believe this until I visited Wikipedia. From 1982 till now, he is not on Earth neither he is in heaven.
Re: Jean-pierre Adams Still In Coma For 37 Years by Blessed13(m): 2:55am On Sep 30, 2019
Still processing this story

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