publication date: Friday, April 8, 2011 (part of Spring 2011)

category: Medicine

clue: Mr. Memento

explanation: Wearing was the most famous sufferer of anteriograde amnesia, a disease that left him unable to form new memories after its onset, inspiring the movie Memento. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, and Jon Berry

trivia: Several players guessed Henry Molaison.

Peculiar Pathology: The human body can suffer such strange and tragic fates. These five people became famous for their unusual medical conditions. Even five TV doctors couldn't help them.

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