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Man has stroke and wakes up speaking Welsh

by | 30th, December 2012

IMAGINE having a stroke. Unpleasant right? Imagine then, you wake from having had a stroke and finding out that you can’t speak your native language anymore and in fact, it has been replaced by Welsh. Great if you want to singalong with Super Furry Animals’ Mwng LP, but not so great if you want to speak to everyone you’ve ever known all your life.

Well, that’s what happened to Alun Morgan. He had a stroke and woke up Welsh.

Alun could never speak Welsh, despite being in Wales in WWII and surrounded by Welsh speakers. After suffering a stroke, he regained consciousness three weeks

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