Dr. Jeffrey Long, a radiologist oncologist has dedicated much of his time conducting research on evidence of the afterlife, concluding that it is real. Long appeared on the Today Show where he discussed his findings on the afterlife. He was accompanied by Mary Jo Rapini, who claims that she had a near-death experience where she met God. She details her story of nearly dying from an aneurysm and how she saw a ight where she met God. She shared what He said to her and that He told her she needed to go back to her family. Long explains that Rapini's experience was very much like the over 1,000 near-death experiences that he has studied, saying that they all saw a similar "light" during it.