If Robert Wendland only knew the fuss he’s stirred up. But, then again, maybe he does. It’s hard to tell, and that’s the problem.

Brain-damaged since wrecking his truck on Sept. 23, 1993, the 47-year-old Stockton man exists in a twilight state. He has some limited motor functions but hasn’t uttered a word in nearly six years. How much awareness he has is hotly debated.

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