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Apr 13, 2012

Elderly man revitalised by music

In a touching testament to the power of music to invoke memories and passion, an unresponsive elderly man in a nursing home listens to songs he hasn't heard for many years -- and the re

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In a touching testament to the power of music to invoke memories and passion, an unresponsive elderly man in a nursing home listens to songs he hasn’t heard for many years — and the results speak for themselves.

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  1. rinaldo hernando

    thats really beautiful.

  2. Michelle Imison

    I sing Christmas carols with some friends at a nursing home at the end of every year, and we regularly see something broadly similar to this from many otherwise-unresponsive people. Knowing that there are good neurological reasons for this (even if we don’t fully understand them yet) doesn’t lessen the shivers-down-the-spine reaction and emotional impact of this for us every time…

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