(LifeNews) In the 1980's, 12-year-old Martin Pistorious became seriously ill with what doctor's believed was Cryptococci Meningitis. His health started deteriorating and Martin lost his ability to move, make eye contact and even speak to others. His doctors told his parents, Rodney and Joan Pistorious, to bring him home and let him die. They told them he was as good as a vegetable.
However, he didn't die.
Martin shared his story with the world about how he could remember everything going on around him while he was in the "vegetative state" including how his mother once said she wished he was dead.
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