His brother, Rav Shlomo Elimelech, is a follower of Rav Berland, so when Asher actually died in hospital and had a clinical death, Rav Elimelech and his sons girded their loins and asked Rav Berland to do a pidyon nefesh, to try to save Asher's life.
The result was so remarkable - and so immediate - that even the Israeli TV News networks covered the story of how Rav Berland's pidyon nefesh helped save Asher's life.
You can read the whole, amazing, story HERE.
And now, someone please tell me how is it possible to fake this stuff?!
Zachinu, that we have such a big tzaddik like this in our generation.