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In Pictures: Coma Victim Rom Houben’s Life

by | 24th, November 2009

ROM Houben lay in a hospital for 23 years. People thought he was in a coma after a car accident in 1983. Three years ago Doctor Steven Laureys discovered Rom was not in a coma and was in fact conscious.

Mr Houben is now writing his memoirs with the aid of an electronic keyboard:

“I screamed, but there was nothing to hear. I dreamed myself away. All that time I just literally dreamed of a better life. Frustration is too small a word to describe what I felt.”

Also, unless Dr ***** gives me

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