'I was shouting, but no one could hear me.'
ROM HOUBEN, a Belgian man who was mistakenly presumed to be in a coma for 23 years after becoming paralyzed in a car crash. A recent journal article revealed that doctors, using new scanning techniques, discovered in 2006 that Houben, who could not speak, had normal brain function. He now communicates using a special keyboard
'Gender is between your ears, not between your legs.'
CHAZ BONO, born a female to singers Cher and Sonny Bono, during a recent appearance on Good Morning America, discussing the process of becoming a man