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Get physical with Amanda Smith on ABC Radio National's The Body Sphere. It's a program about the human form and the way we use it as we create and compete, care and abuse, display and hide. Published every Sunday.


Locked in

August 24th, 2014

Episode 49 of 99 episodes

Imagine being trapped inside your own body, entirely unable to move or communicate. This is what happened to Richard Marsh after a massive stroke. He listened as his wife and doctors discussed turning off his life support. He wasn’t able to let them know that he could see, hear and feel—and didn’t want to die.