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But with three years ago bill Forrester it was a much different men and the one you see -- High Court do you and it.
In August 2009 the father of five had a stroke that left him in a coma for three days.
Doctors told his wife -- that the man she loves his loss.
And may never speak to walk again but she -- bill would fight to get his life back.
In his professional world he's always been very motivated and driven and he just basically.
Took that and took brand with therapy.
Public speaker before I was.
Director of labor I was college professor.
You know I love talking.
Bill began taking music therapy classes at the Cleveland clinic to -- learn the skills he lost.
The primary and went to his work on his feet.
-- singing songs.
And and then talking about the song so he couldn't practice the speech that way too.
Every week -- release also do finger exercises on the keyboard.
And guitar to help get -- strength back in his hands.
Saying more time with -- It's.
It's it's coming -- Lisa says languages on the left side of the green and -- is on the right.
So music therapy is helping retrain the left side of Pillsbury.
I -- hence the -- is just amazing now.
Had some causes every now and then -- it.
When he talks up a storm.
Music therapy can also be used for patients who suffer from depression.
Pain autism and cognitive disabilities.
Lisa says patients don't even need to be musically inclined.
Bill hopes to one day act -- -- play and returned to teaching.
-- in the -- You know because I want to I want my life -- you know I'm -- that I'm Dr.
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