His parents knew that he was trying to communicate.
The medical community said he was a useless vegetable.
Now, a British researcher has shown that "vegetables" actually have things to say. They have needs and wants and thoughts and souls, all the while trapped in bodies that have betrayed them, trapped with brains that have been injured.
This story, and this research then is the most horrifying and most hopeful article I've read today.
His parents knew.
They felt it.
Some people just need their voice released.
Bless those who enable voices to be heard.