18% done with Awakenings

The first study is Mrs. B and Sacks’ decision to introduce her to us first is inspired because, as he puts it, though she was never a star patient, she is in many ways the best of us and for anyone who has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s, the best, plausible hope to be optimistic for.

In many ways reading this study is like stepping back in time to the 19th century when dr’s cared for the person, not just the body