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  • What if There Is Something Going On in There? - (Terri Shiavo - erring to the side of caution)

    10/22/2003 9:04:44 AM PDT · by KosmicKitty · 53 replies · 1,406+ views
    New York Times Magazine ^ | 9/28/03 | CARL ZIMMER
    Daniel Rios is 24 years old, with wavy black hair, a thick mustache and a glassy stare that seems to look both at you and through you. One day almost four years ago, while he was taking a shower, a blood vessel ruptured in his brain, and he collapsed on the bathroom floor. After emergency surgery, he lay in a coma for three weeks. When he finally opened his eyes, he could not speak or move his body; his head simply lolled. In the months that followed, the doctors monitoring him at the Center for Head Injuries at the J.F.K....