Jill Bolte Taylor is a brain scientist who spoke at TED (the technology, entertainment and design conference) back in March.
She gave a memorable speech about her own stroke that has since become a huge viral hit on the web:
[Thanks to Jennifer for reminding me about the speech]
> Find out more about Jill Bolte Taylor and TED at Wikipedia
> Jill Bolte Taylor’s official site
> Official site for the TED conference