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Awake in Surgery April 10, 2007

Filed under: In The News — jojanoski @ 3:23 pm

Tragic story — makes you think. – Suit: Man’s Suicide Due To Being Awake In Surgery

In the two weeks before he committed suicide, Sherman Sizemore thought people were trying to bury him alive.

Family members say the 73-year-old Baptist minister was driven to kill himself by the traumatic experience of being awake during surgery but unable to move or cry out in pain.


2 Responses to “Awake in Surgery”

  1. ozymandiaz Says:

    I’ve had those nightmares… thank God that is all they were, nightmares.

  2. jojanoski Says:

    Ozy,I’ve heard of that–people being conscious during surgery and nobody knows. It sounds like science fiction, but it happens.

    I love your monkey…err…monkey picture.

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