Next time you complain about life being too hard spare a thought for this remarkable woman.
A mother left unable to walk or talk after suffering a massive stroke has defied the odds to complete a university degree – by blinking.
Dawn Faizey Webster was left with locked-in syndrome after the attack in 2003, two weeks after her son Alexander was born.
The condition is where a patient is fully-aware and awake – but cannot move or communicate verbally due to complete paralysis of nearly all muscles in the body, except for the eyes.
Incredibly, the former teacher, then 30, discovered she could still communicate through her eyes and tiny head movements.