Man in vegetative state for 12 years wakes up to tell remarkable story

January 13, 2015 8:20 PM

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Man in vegetative state for 12 years wakes up to tell remarkable story

When Martin Pistorius was 12 years old, he came down with a strange illness that caused him to lose his ability to walk, talk and make eye contact, NPR.org reported.

Pistorius, of Harlow, England, appeared to be in a coma-like state, and doctors scratched their heads over his condition. Their best bet: crypotococcal meningitis. They told Rodney and Joan Pistorius, his parents, who were living in South Africa at the time, to take their son home because his time l...

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