Man who was trapped in his own body for 12 years: ‘It is like you don’t exist’

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CHICAGO -- For 12 years he was trapped inside his own body, fully aware but without the ability to move or speak.

On Friday, 39-year-old Martin Pistorius is living a normal life. While he is in a wheelchair and speaks with the assistance of a computer, his life is back.

Pistorius joined WGN to discuss what he went through and how he has persevered.


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