Taisia Sidorova, 21, from St Petersburg, was given the last rites after an accident that left half her skull smashed and the damaged left hemisphere of her brain removed.
But slowly – with the love and support of her family – she came around, and the artistic right side of her brain began compensating for lack on the left.
To relax and recover, she began sketching. Even though she’d never been interested in drawing before, she began to display remarkable natural talent. Her family bought some paints and the resulting artwork is called “tops in her class”.
(READ the story in the Daily Mail)