What is it like to nearly lose your life, along with everything else that gives you your unique identity? What is it like to find yourself a stranger in your own mind? And, what is it like working your way back, seemingly against all odds? Actor, writer, director and professor Eric Barr developed an infection after open-heart surgery that triggered a series of devastating strokes, robbing him of speech, movement and all of his future plans. But it didn’t rob him of hope. Eric never gave up, even after it seemed that he lost everything. Through it all, it kept his sense of humor and his optimism. In this moving documentary, Eric Barr is back to tell the tale.. Filmed during a live performance of Eric ‘s one-man show, A Piece Of My Mind takes viewers on his incredible journey from near-death to recovery and reinvention. It is a celebration of life, love and the human spirit.