St. Thomas law student continues miraculous recovery in Rome

The family of St. Thomas law student Ricky DeMello, who fell from a window at John Cabot University in Rome in early July, says his recovery is miraculous.

A family post on DeMello’s CaringBridge website said, “It is a ‘Miracle in Rome’ that Ricky has survived the fall from the fifth floor!”

DeMello has been in an Italian hospital since the fall. On the CaringBridge website, doctors described his condition as “stable, less critical.”

In another post, the family said DeMello’s communication is improving. He has moved from responding to stimuli with his eyes to mouthing questions.

DeMello’s family said it’s thankful for all the prayers and support for Ricky.

The family asked to “keep the prayers, support and love for Ricky coming!”

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