'I woke up and didn't recognise my wife'

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'I woke up and didn't recognise my wife'

#1  Postby Macdoc » Jun 01, 2018 8:05 am

good read .....and scary

Adam and Raquel Gonzales had been together for five years when he woke up one morning with no idea who she was - he had lost all memory of marrying her. But Raquel was determined to win him over again.
One early morning in September 2016 Raquel walked into the living room in her pyjamas to find her husband looking at her with a puzzled expression. He spoke to her as if she were a stranger, without a trace of affection. He seemed to have no idea who she was.
"I asked him: 'Do you know where you are? Do you know what year this is? Do you know what my name is?' And he said 'No' to all these things," Raquel says.

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Re: 'I woke up and didn't recognise my wife'

#2  Postby aban57 » Jun 04, 2018 2:31 pm

Read that story a few days ago. Scary indeed, but very touching too.
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