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Skip to 0 minutes and 0 seconds Hi Byron, how are you? I’m happy. Are you pretty? You look good. What are you doing today? We stayed with the water over here, at the moment and talked with the people for them over there. They’re diving for them at the moment. Without saving the moment. [? He held ?] water fairly soon. For him. With luck for him. So we’re on a cruise, and we’re about to get to Juneau. We will sort right here. and they’ll save their hands right there. For them.

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Watch this short video of the patient with aphasia that occurred after he suffered from a stroke.

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Language Testing During Awake Brain Surgery

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