Brisbane man miraculously wakes up 16 days after knockout

A young teenager has miraculously woken up after spending 16 days in a coma after a terrifying single kick to the head that left him fighting for his life.

Joshua Waite, 17, walked into a Brisbane McDonald's carpark with his friends. 

As he walked away he allegedly received a one-punch style kick to the back of his head, knocking him to the ground unconscious.

Spending 70 days in hospital, Josh's injuries to his brain and skull were so severe his parents were warned he may not recognise them. 

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Joshua Waite (pictured) miraculously survived a alleged one-punch style kick to back of head

Joshua Waite (pictured) miraculously survived a alleged one-punch style kick to back of head

Josh was in a coma for more than two weeks with grim hope he would survive (pictured)

Josh was in a coma for more than two weeks with grim hope he would survive (pictured)

Josh's father Andy (pictured centre) said he thought his 17-year-old son was going to die four different times

Josh's father Andy (pictured centre) said he thought his 17-year-old son was going to die four different times

'I thought he was

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