Kaye had promised during his lifetime will never leave Edwarda that when it was still a teenager. Edwarda promise since it began in a coma due to his diabetes 38 years ago, Until finally Kaye O'Bara close my eyes forever at his home in Miami Gardens, Florida, in the room that had been shared with her daughter, Edwarda since 1970 ago. Kaye died in his sleep. He has many years of suffering from heart disease.
During the past 38 years, the story of devotion to his daughter Kaye, Edwarda attract the sympathy of many people. The countless visitors to the house again Kaye. There's even some people who came from Japan to celebrate the birthday Edwarda.
Edwarda, a diabetic, had flu before Christmas 1969. A few days later his condition worsened and his parents, Kaye and her husband, Joe, to the hospital.
A few moments before losing consciousness Edwarda, the girls had asked her mother: "Mother will not leave Promise me, promise you?" Kaye also vowed never to leave her daughter.
That's the last words communicated to Kaye before his prolonged coma. And Kaye truly keep its promise.
Kaye regularly flipping her body every two hours so as not to experience pain from lying down too long. Kaye fed a mixture of baby food and powdered milk through a tube, inject insulin, play music, read books to Edwarda and never tired of praying at the bedside Edwarda that one day her daughter will regain consciousness.
For Kaye, taking care of her daughter was not a burden, but a blessing. Kaye is very confident, Edwarda would wake up. "To me, he was almost unconscious. Sometimes I thought I heard him speak: Mom, I'm fine," said Kaye told the U.S. media, the Miami Herald recently.
But Kaye has now gone forever. He left that still lay in a coma Edwarda knows how long. Edwarda sister, Colleen O'Bara said the family would continue to care for Edwarda in their homes. Just like Kaye, Colleen also believes his brother will realize one day.
Kaye's husband, Joe suffered a heart attack in 1972 and died four years later. Since then, Kaye Edwarda care of by using the social security pension from the government and her husband, coupled with donations from the people.