Coma Man Discovered to be Conscious for 23 Years

An amazing story from the Guardian:

For 23 years Rom Houben was trapped in his own body, unable to communicate with his doctors or family. They presumed he was in a vegetative state following a near-fatal car crash in 1983.

But

then doctors used a state-of-the-art scanning system on the brain of

the martial arts enthusiast, which showed it was functioning almost

normally.

Ben Cohen is the editor and founder of The Daily Banter. He lives in Washington DC where he does podcasts, teaches Martial Arts, and tries to be a good father. He would be extremely disturbed if you took him too seriously.