It’s a real-life version of the movie, “While You Were Sleeping“, only with less deception but an equally happy ending. Jessica Sharman was diagnosed with frontal lobe epilepsy in 2010 and from that point on, her whole life changed.


While commuting to work with her boyfriend last March, this vibrant young woman suffered a seizure causing her memory to be wiped clean. Jessica then faced the giant task of re-learning all her relationships, including the ones with her parents and boyfriend, whom she had forgotten.


The 19-year-old from Tunbridge Wells, England, was blessed enough to have a patient and loving boyfriend, 25-year-old Richard Bishop, who worked tirelessly to get his girlfriend to fall in love with him once more.

Although Jessica still has concerns over memory loss in the future, she is confident her friends, family and boyfriend’s love with help her move past any hurdles she may encounter.

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