My favourite Tweet-sized quotes from Jean-Dominique Bauby’s book The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
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“You survive, but you survive with what is aptly known as ‘locked-in syndrome’.
I remember being told about this book, told to read it, or maybe to watch the film, I’m not sure, it was at least ten years ago now. 515 more words
The Diving-Bell & The Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby is the true story of a man paralyzed into “locked-in-syndrome” after having suffered a massive stroke. I wanted to say that it is an autobiography but more accurately, it is a telling of what happened to him that unlucky December 8, 1995, in the outskirts of Paris and life after the tragic event. 720 more words