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A hug is duct tape for the soul.


What is it like to be a comepletely different person, a stranger to yourself within an instant? One moment you and your wife are driving on a road that you travel every day. The next moment, the very next second -- a car runs the light, slams into you head on...

and you are never the same. You may not even know what it is exactly that's changed.

Oliver Sacks, the Nuerologist wrote of his patients:

they are great heros sent to a place we would not otherwise see or understand.

What happens when you lose abilities you once took for granted?

  • The ability to talk, smell, taste?
  • The ability to follow a conversation?
  • The ability to remember days, old times,
    what you just said a minute before?

What is it like to know there is a cure?

Before we judge people on the morality of seeking stem cell treatment, it's important to listen to them.

Listen... listen...

Most will go anywhere, do anything to know themselves as they once were.

Here are some of their voices:

TBI Film Reviews
TBI Book Reviews
Traumatic Brain Injury Law Blog
Brain Blog
Brain Blogger
SoapBlox/Chicago: Protecting Our Troops
Head Injury Survival Journal
Losing the Physical Self

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