A man with locked-in syndrome has joined Twitter and sent his first tweet – “Hello world”. Tony Nicklinson, who seven years ago had a major stroke that left his body completely paralysed, used special eye movement technology to access the social networking site. He is also approaching the high court to allow him to lawfully end his life. Under the username @TonyNicklinson, he wrote: “Hello world. I am tony nicklinson, I have locked-in syndrome and this is my first ever tweet.” Read the full story at The Guardian.
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