He's 16 now, she says, but you can only get a glimpse of his age in his face – he looks half the size you'd expect him to be. He rarely moves. He hardly speaks. If he wants water, she says, he'll take a cup nearby and tap the cement floor with it. Most everything else is nonsense, hallucinations.
"He's just in his own world," Nyeko says.
June 2, 2013
"Santiana says that for Denis, as with most children affected, it began with the pathological nodding of the head nearly a decade ago."