The amazing human spirit

Dawn-Faizey-WebsterDawn Faizey Webster when aged 30 had a stroke that left her paralysed in almost all the muscles of the body apart from eyes. She was unable to speak.

When aged 38 however she embarked on a degree in ancient history working on a laptop that translates her eye movements into text writing no more than 50 words an hour. The Week magazine reports that despite her locked-in syndrome, incredibly she has passed her exams. It took her three weeks to complete each three hour exam.

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