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    Man wakes up with no memory of past, speaks only Swedish

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    Doctors are looking into the mystery of an American man who awoke speaking only Swedish, with no memory of his past, after he was found unconscious four months ago at a motel in southern California.

    Michael Boatwright, 61, woke up with amnesia, calling himself Johan Ek, the Desert Sun reported.

    Boatwright was found unconscious in a motel room in Palm Springs in February. After police arrived, he was transported to the Desert Regional medical centre.

    Hospital officials believe Boatwright may have been in town for a tennis tournament in the Coachella valley. He was found with a duffel bag of exercise clothes, a backpack and tennis rackets. He also carried a passport, a California identification card, a veteran's medical card and a social security card – all of which identified him as Michael Thomas Boatwright.

    Palm Springs police have documented his information in case anyone lists Boatwright as missing or wanted, authorities said.

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    American man wakes up with amnesia speaking Swedish | World news | guardian.co.uk

    I wonder if he's an Abba fan or likes shopping at Ikea?
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    Bourne Identity, anyone?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mightybrick View Post
    Bork Identity, anyone?
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    how sucky would that be..... stuck in a foreign land...
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    At last, I could hit on Swedish women.

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    [QUOTE:Cyclelicous] I wonder if he's an Abba fan or likes shopping at Ikea?[/QUOTE]



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    Man wakes up with no memory of past, speaks only Swedish

    Wait a minute-
    This guy was in Coachella Valley. Who lives in Coachella Valley? Why our very own MTBR goddess Bikemaya.
    I'm thinking he tried putting the moves on her and she fawked him up.
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    Must have been the result of a hit of the locally cooked meth from the area. It's a big problem around those parts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    [QUOTE:Cyclelicous] I wonder if he's an Abba fan or likes shopping at Ikea?


    Ha,ha thx Judy you owe me a coffee. After that last
    line mine came out through my nose. [/QUOTE]

    What the hell are you doing drinking coffee at this hour of the day?!
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    I saw this story today. I've read similar accounts. Extremely unusual. Seems there must be more to the story.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post



    Ha,ha thx Judy you owe me a coffee. After that last
    line mine came out through my nose.
    dun't dreenk cuffffee-a effter fuoor BØRK BØRK BØRK
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    How dare you people make fun of such a serious condition. My 80 year old grandmother woke from a coma in a South Dakota nursing home claiming to be a sexual deviant from Australia going by the name of Tone's. She's always on the internet looking for hook-ups and ends every sentence with, ay mate. She smells like vegemite too. To be fair, she smelled like vegemite before the coma.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawg View Post
    What the hell are you doing drinking coffee at this hour of the day?!
    Well I had some time to waste before getting a haircut. And so I was hanging at a Starbucks across
    from where I get it cut. And yes at that time it was
    about 6 p.m. Which as you stated was a bad idea
    because as I type this it's just after midnight and
    I'm wide awake. And I get up for work at 4:30 a.m. I may end up in the insomnia thread here in a minute. And I know you and Tone would suggest knocking the top off of it but I'm fighting that urge off.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slow Danger View Post
    How dare you people make fun of such a serious condition. My 80 year old grandmother woke from a coma in a South Dakota nursing home claiming to be a sexual deviant from Australia going by the name of Tone's. She's always on the internet looking for hook-ups and ends every sentence with, ay mate. She smells like vegemite too. To be fair, she smelled like vegemite before the coma.
    Her vegimina smelled like what?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Leopold Porkstacker View Post
    Her vegimina smelled like what?
    This isn't another one of your attempts to get me to smell your finger is it?
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    But if you close your eyes it becomes so easy to see

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    Prob been pounded by about 10 swedish guys until he passed out..
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    Re: Man wakes up with no memory of past, speaks only Swedish

    Twelve Swedish Monkeys?

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