‘I choose to thrive’: the man fighting motor neurone disease with cyborg technology – The Guardian

‘I’m just getting started’: Peter Scott-Morgan with his husband Francis. Photograph: Tom Jackson/The Observer

 
In November 2017, Peter B Scott-Morgan received the news that almost nothing can prepare you for – he was told he had just two years to live. Peter had been diagnosed with motor neurone disease (MND). It kills a third of those who have it within a year, rising to a half by the end of year two, with no known cure. Devastated as Peter was, he’d already decided this was negotiable. Fortunately, long before his own diagnosis, he had been fascinated by the idea of harnessing the power of modern technology to prolong human life.

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