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Jean-Dominique Bauby (1952–1997)

French journalist and editor of Elle magazine. In 1995 a cerebrovascular accident (stroke)left him almost totally paralyzed and speechless, a rare condition called locked-in-syndrome. He could barely move his lips, utter a few grunts, and blink his left eyelid. He authored the book The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Le Scaphandre et Le Papillon), ... See full bio »

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 2007 The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (book "Le scaphandre et le papillon")
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 1997 Locked-in Syndrome (TV Short documentary)

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