'I recovered from locked-in syndrome'


A woman who recovered from 'locked in syndrome' says she was determined to get better for her children.

Kerry Pink was paralysed and unable to speak for 18 months, but she was able to hear what was going on around her.

When doctors told her husband she was going to die, Mrs Pink told Stephen Nolan on BBC Radio 5 live Victoria Derbyshire show that she wanted to tell them: "I'm going nowhere, I'm going home, I'm going to be with my babies".

"Locked in syndrome" is a condition where a patient is conscious, but totally mute and paralysed apart from eye movements.

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