Not dead but gone: how a concussion changed my girlfriend’s personality forever

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We have no place in our culture for this kind of grief. After her brain injury, Gabrielle was still there – it just wasn’t the her I had loved

It’s strange the way that, in a crisis, your mind stops filming and starts taking polaroids; essential snapshots of sound and color and light you can hold at arm’s length afterward.

There is the call from Gabrielle*, her voice frantic: I have been in an accident, please come, please come right now.

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