A vibrant 24-year old man with cystic fibrosis suffers two massive strokes after headbutting a soccer ball. Doctors said the entire intellectual and visual area of his brain were essentially wiped out, and he would live his life as a vegetable. However, a medicine known as Ambien in the United States and Stilnox in Austrailia is able to restore his speech for an hour a day.
Their struggle, their remarkable spirit, and the bond Sally and Sam share is awesome. Awesome is definitely an overused word, but its use is appropriate here.