Ahad Israfil appeared on several television shows that told his story.
Khadijah Israfil said she was thankful to all the doctors who assisted him throughout his life.
She also commended her son’s strength.
“I have a picture of him on the fridge, one side of his head is totally gone and he’s smiling,” she said.
“He was in pain, but he was very strong,” Khadijah Israfil said. “He had a good life.”