"Not being able to communicate was awful - I felt trapped inside my body. I had loads of questions, like 'Where am I?', 'Why am I here?', 'What has happened?'.
It may be too early to tell, but I wonder if this will have retroactive implications in the Terry Schiavo case, where certain political figures with an axe to grind might use this as a 'ray of hope' in any case where someone is in a vegetative state.