try to catch the deluge in a paper cup (primroseburrows) wrote,
try to catch the deluge in a paper cup

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oh, it must have been hard for the likes of you to get by in a world that you just can't see through

I highly recommend this piece from NPR:

NPR - My Lobotomy.

It's told by a man who had a transorbital lobotomy at age twelve, and his search for closure and answers today, at age fifty-six.

There's more information here, and a Fresh Air piece on the doctor who performed the procedure here.

Very interesting (and sometimes touching) stuff.

The Fresh Air article gets kudos for (of course) mentioning The Ramones.
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