Just the thought of death can be frightening.. Do we have a soul? Where do we go? Is there an afterlife or Heaven and Hell?? This is why we always love to hear stories that will make us think about how we want to spend our time here on Earth.
However, it is very normal for a person fighting and suffering for his own life for a long time, getting to think if it’s better to renounce this life here and confront what is going on after.
The 12-year-old Martin Pistorius of South Africa suddenly fell ill and was diagnosed with a degenerative illness, living him in a vegetative state. For 12 long years, he became trapped in his own body. Even once, he believes overhearing his parents saying that he would be better of if he was dead, but he pretended to be asleep , just so he doesn’t see his mother devastated and heartbroken.
In the following NBC interview, we learn what life was like for Pistorius trapped with his thoughts for over a decade