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  • May 16, 2011
  • 10:09 PM

One Hundred Names for Love: A Stroke, a Marriage, and the Language of Healing by Diane Ackerman

Jane Shilling / The Telegraph
...“Paul shuffled out of the bathroom… eyes glazed, his face like fallen mud. My spine filled with ice, and I felt as if the floor dropped 20 feet… ‘Are you having a stroke?’ I finally found the words to ask.” He was. It affected the part of his brain governing language. In an instant, their life made of words collapsed.

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