Swedish-speaking amnesiac American veteran moves to Sweden


Michael Boatwright, a 61-year-old Vietnam veteran, has now moved to Sweden.

It's still not clear how he ended up passed out in a Palm Springs Motel 6.

After he was taken to a hospital and revived, he said he'd never heard of Michael Boatwright.

Doctors diagnosed him with transient global amnesia.

A hospital social worker set up a Facebook page to help piece together his past. It turns out he'd lived in Sweden in the early 1980s and dated a woman there. That woman greeted him as he returned to Sweden Wednesday, and has arranged for a place for him to live.

He doesn't remember her, but says she gives him a "warm feeling."

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