The prisoner

Published by

The girl tried to speak, but no words would come. She tried to move. Her body wouldn’t obey. Panic filled Lili Manzo’s eyes that March afternoon as the realization dawned on her: Something was wrong. Very wrong. Suddenly and inexplicably, she found herself frozen in the backseat of her mother’s car. She had somehow become a prisoner in a terrifying purgatory — she could see and hear, but she could not move or even beg for help. Lili was 13 years old. And she was trapped in her own body. “It’s like I was there, but I couldn’t do anything about it,” said the whispery-voiced Hopatcong teen with l…

Read More