Navy Vet Wakes Up, Speaks Only Swedish

(CNN) — When police found the unconscious man in a Southern California Motel 6, the IDs on him said he was Michael Thomas Boatwright from Florida.

But when the man awoke at Desert Regional Medical Center a few days later, he said he’d never heard of Boatwright.

He didn’t recall serving in the U.S. Navy. Or of being born in Florida.

When doctors told him he had five tennis rackets in his hotel room, he couldn’t say why.

When they showed him photos of himself with others, he didn’t recognize them, or himself.

And he didn’t speak a word of English.

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