The Eagle Has Landed - page 2

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The eagle has indeed landed.....and landed softly, instead of crashing and burning as she's done so many times in the past. Thank God. This morning I felt completely normal when I woke up to get ready for work (even though I... Read More


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    It's about all kinds of neurology patients. It was written about 1970, so a bit of it may seem dated, but the stories are really interesting. The title story is about a guy with proposagnosia, lack of facial recognition. His intellectual function seemed otherwise intact, but he literally could not tell his wife's face from a hat hanging on a hatrack. I find some of Sacks' conclusions may be a bit far-fetched, but his stories are amazing. If you saw the movie Awakenings, that was based on Sacks' work, and also part of Rain Man.
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    Being relatively new to really reading the posts on this site, I am certainly coming back for more! You have such a gift for the written word! Kudos!
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    Quote from LisalaRN99
    Being relatively new to really reading the posts on this site, I am certainly coming back for more! You have such a gift for the written word! Kudos!
    Thank you! I appreciate the kind words and see that you have commented on one of my other posts as well. This is the sort of thing that makes the struggle worth it.
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