Various media outlets have carried the story of Dawn Faizey Webster, who has completed a degree and written an autobiography since developing locked-in syndrome more than ten years ago
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Ms Faizey Webster said: 'When I passed my degree, I was so pleased and proud of myself.
'I had achieved my goal that I had for six years been striving for.
'No matter what obstacles were in my way, such as getting pneumonia twice and other lesser illnesses, I was determined to reach my goal.
'When I first had my stroke, I realised I would not be able to do anything physical.
'I then decided to use the thing that had not been affected and that was my brain.
'I felt I needed to prove to myself and to others that I was still me, Dawn.'