“I always have a notecard in my pocket that tells me what the date is.”
Gweneviere Mann talks to her boyfriend, Yasir Salem, about living without a short-term memory. Her condition results from a stroke she suffered during an operation to remove a brain tumor.
Recorded in New York, NY
Listeners can track Gweneviere and Yasir's progress in the NYC Marathon on Sunday November 6, 2011.
Gweneviere: bib number 65445. Yasir: bib number 65444. Their start time is 10:40 AM.
To track them online, click here. Or through text messages, click here.
Produced by Michael Garofalo.
Facilitated by Tomas Rios.
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