Ultimately, Brewer and her family made the difficult decision to pull the plug on the ventilator, and they prepared to say their goodbyes from outside Withem’s hospital room, KTHV reported.

“The doctors said it would just be hours once they took everything off,” Brewer told the news station.

But before long, Withem opened her eyes and looked around the room. Brewer said she even attempted to smile and wave at her daughters.