Trapped in His Own Body for a Decade, Until Someone Saw Something that Changed His Life

Martin Pistorius of South Africa was just 12 years old, he was diagnosed with a degenerative disease that came on rather suddenly and left him in a vegetative state. Doctors said he was basically in a coma and didn’t believe there was any significant brain activity happening. Just a few short years afterwards, however, Martin’s mind woke up but nobody around him had any clue – he was trapped inside his own body for the next 12 years.

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