http://www.thestate.com/mld/thestate/news/nation/13368286.htm... Langdon, a healthy, active woman of 51, had had a stroke. And like many people who suffer strokes, her life since that weekend in May 2002 hasn't been quite the same.
She doesn't run for exercise anymore; her weakened right arm keeps her off the tennis court.
And - most puzzling to her and others - when she speaks, her voice sounds like she comes from France.
The accent is rather odd for a woman who grew up in Missouri. And it's still much a mystery even to scientists who have studied cases similar to Langdon's. [continued]