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I've Fallen In Love and I Can't Get Up

Four years ago, Matt Frerking started having attacks where he simply couldn't move his body. That's strange in itself, but what's even stranger is the apparent cause of the problem, which is known as cataplexy. Chris Higgins tells the story. Chris is a writer in Portland, Oregon. He contributes to Mental Floss Magazine. (10 minutes)

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