We met during a family web chat in 2008 and started emailing each other, culminating in Joanna suggesting we get together in Britain. I was curious about why she wanted to meet me. "Because you're the most honest man I've ever met," she said.
Have you ever seen one of those movies in which someone wakes up as a ghost but they don't know that they've died? I couldn't make a sign or a sound to let anyone know I'd become aware again. I was invisible -- the ghost boy.
Martin Pistorius speaks with HuffPost Live about the troubling experience of being trapped in a semi-conscious vegetative state for over a decade.
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