On Matthew’s mind | Curio

On Matthew’s mind

25 mins | Dec 29, 2020

"It’s like your computer. Everything works as it should, as long as the mechanism is not damaged." An operation to remove a brain cyst changed Matthew’s identity. Who will he become after the next round of surgery? Author Ben Platts-Mills shares this piece in Aeon magazine, on his time spent with Matthew, and how an accident he can't even remember changed his life forever.

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