Benjamin O'Leary is a patient who had a brain tumor that caused him to say whatever he was thinking.


Benjamin had been diagnosed with with a brain tumor. The tumor was pressing on his frontal lobe, causing him to say everything he thought. He had to be told directly that he was being rude because he couldn't perceive sarcasm or irony.

They took him into surgery, but he started bleeding heavily and his brain herniated. Despite their best efforts, Benjamin died.



Benjamin had a boyfriend who said he could deal with the side effects of his tumor, but his mother was offended by Benjamin's behavior and the boyfriend ended up breaking up with him.


His sister, Ruth, came to the hospital with him. She stuck by him despite his tumor making him say offensive things to and about her.

Notes and TriviaEdit

  • He was 32 at the time of his death.
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