December 31, 2008
Imagine waking up one day unable to recognize family and friends and having no recollection of anything. What would you do? Four years ago, that was the fate of a man who now calls himself Benjaman. Found beaten, naked and unconscious behind a Burger King in Georgia, Benjaman didn’t even recognize himself in the mirror.
Katherine is a psychiatric nurse who was working at a health facility in Georgia when she met Benjaman. She took him in and has worked tirelessly to help him find his past.
Experts Weigh In
Dialect expert Carmen Fought meets with Benjaman to determine what part of the country he may be from. Former FBI agent Harold Copus hits the trail to see what he can uncover about Benjaman’s past. And, professor of psychology Dr. Barbara Knowlton shares information about the type of amnesia Benjaman may be suffering.
Holly suffers from amnesia and another condition that has hindered her life dramatically. She shares how she’s able to move forward with her life. And, Dr. Frank Lawlis shares new technologies that may be able to restore a person’s memory.