Helping Those With Locked-In Syndrome

By Sadie Bass

Oct 30, 2009 6:36pm

Tonight's Person of the Week is a reunion story like no other.  In 1986 Pat Chawki was a high school baseball player who helped lead his team to a city championship held at Dodger Stadium.  Then years later at age 32, he was afflicted with a rare neurological disorder called Locked-In Syndrome.  The debilitating disease left Pat unable to walk or speak, but he was still fully cognitive.

High school friend Laurie Green tracked him down after learning of his condition and then started a foundation to help.  For more information, visit the Good Girls Give website HERE.

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