Two years after a battle with thyroid cancer robbed him of the ability to speak, film critic Roger Ebert is showing the world how the unexpected twist in his life story only strengthened his voice.
"I'd always heard how blind people developed much better hearing, and deaf people became more observant. It's true," Ebert wrote in an e-mail interview with ABCNews.com.
"When you lose something, your body and mind adapt to compensate. In my case, whatever energy I put into speaking has now been...Full Story