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[Source: BBC]

Englishwoman Kay Russell suffers from an extremely rare neurological disorder.

After a serious migraine, she woke up with what sounds to many like a French accent.

Her condition is known as Foreign Accent Syndrome.

Dr Anja Lowit is from the University of Strathclyde's Speech and Language Therapy Department in Glasgow and is one of the few experts in Foreign Accent Syndrome.

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Tags: Foreign Accent Syndrome News of the Week 24 September 2010 Rare Diseases and Disorders