Michael Cubiss
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Man with locked-in syndrome 'amazingly happy', says wife

Michael Cubiss has locked-in syndrome, which means he's paralysed and can't talk.

A High Court decision not to allow doctors to end the life of fellow sufferer, Tony Nicklinson, without fear of prosecution had a profound impact on Michael and his wife Wendy.

The Oxfordshire couple contacted BBC Breakfast because they wanted to show that living with locked-in syndrome can be positive.

Graham Satchell went to meet them.

  • 22 Aug 2012
  • From the section Health
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