Martin Pistorius, paralyzed, unable to speak, and dismissed as a “vegetable,” could hear everything, eventually “awoke” from locked-in syndrome

By Dave Andrusko A little over four years ago we reposted a story—remarkable in every sense of the word—of Martin Pistorius. Dr. Peter Saunders wrote The Sunday Times today tells the story of Martin Pistorius, a South African man who ended up paralyzed and comatose following a throat infection at the age of 12. His …

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Media Fails to Connect PVS Dehydration Dots

  By Wesley J. Smith Count on the media to miss the obvious angle when it comes to the culture of death. The story of Martin Pistorius–believed falsely to have been unconscious for 12 years–is all over the mainstream media. NPR is typical: His parents, Rodney and Joan Pistorius, were told that he was as …

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Paralyzed, unable to speak, and dismissed as a “vegetable,” Martin Pistorius could hear everything, eventually “awoke” from locked-in syndrome

  By Dave Andrusko A little over three years ago we reposted a story—remarkable in every sense of the word—of Martin Pistorius. Dr. Peter Saunders wrote The Sunday Times today tells the story of Martin Pistorius, a South African man who ended up paralyzed and comatose following a throat infection at the age of 12. …

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Martin Pistorius–an inspiring story about faith, hope and love through ‘locked in syndrome’

Editor’s note. The following appears on the blog of the [British] Christian Medical Fellowship. The Sunday Times today tells the story of Martin Pistorius, a South African man who ended up paralysed and comatose following a throat infection at the age of 12. His awareness began to improve four years later and by the age …

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