18th May 2024

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Yes, the film was at times overwhelming but at the same time very gentle. Victoria, what exactly is encephalitis lethargica?
You wrote that despite their dramatic conditions, people with uncanny diseases are still people. Jimmy G. from “The Lost Mariner”, Clive Wearing and countless other people with neurological loss (the examples are all over the place) can find the spark that makes their lives more than tolerable (e.g. attending the mass in chapel, playing the piano, being read and talked to) and makes them to be connected to other people.