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By Donald Lambro
Growth spikes are little more than trend-free anomalies
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Matthew Fortese
Matthew Fortese should be ironing out a best-man speech for his brother's wedding, but instead the 25-year-old is relearning how to talk. Rather than making friends at the new job he was supposed to start two weeks ago, he is settling in at an inpatient rehabilitation center.
"This assault has turned our lives upside down," Mr. Fortese said. "It's coming back a little bit. He's slowly starting to ask some more questions and recognizing people around him. But the next breath, he'll say something totally off the wall that makes no sense."