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ROBBERY IN WAIKIKI


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Struggle to live

A community is on edge after a spate of purse-snatchings, the most recent of which left its victim with serious injuries

By Rob Shikina

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 14, 2014

~~<p>Family and friends of a 52-year-old grandmother who sustained a broken hip and other injuries in a violent purse-snatching in Waikiki are gathering at Straub Clinic &amp; Hospital, hoping that Jullie Stephenson comes out of the coma she's been in for more than a week.</p>
<p>Doctors placed Stephenson in a coma Feb. 4 after learning she had internal bleeding from the assault just outside her apartment building. On Sunday, when doctors attempted to wake her, she remained comatose, family members said.</p>
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Family and friends of a 52-year-old grandmother who sustained a broken hip and other injuries in a violent purse-snatching in Waikiki are gathering at Straub Clinic & Hospital, hoping that Jullie Stephenson comes out of the coma she's been in for more than a week.

Doctors placed Stephenson in a coma Feb. 4 after learning she had internal bleeding from the assault just outside her apartment building. On Sunday, when doctors attempted to wake her, she remained comatose, family members said. Login for more...



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