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Imagine Forgetting Who You Are

08/20/11 6:00PM

One day, Jonathan Overfeld sat on a park bench in Hamburg, Germany. He realizes that he doesn’t remember where he is, how he got there, or even who he is.

This week on The VPR Saturday Special, The State We're In shares the strange case of Jonathan Overfeld and "retrograde amnesia." What started with one mysterious case turned into an examination of what happens to our brains when memory doesn't function properly.

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