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Report: Sister of California amnesiac comes forward, has little information about him

A newspaper says it's found the sister of a Florida man who had no memory of his past when he was found at a Palm Springs motel.

The Desert Sun (http://mydesert.co/190FGEU) says Michelle Brewer of Louisiana couldn't shed much light on what happened to 61-year-old Michael Boatwright.

She told the paper Monday that she hadn't spoken to him for a decade and couldn't even get in touch with him when their mother died last year. She calls him a wanderer who only returned to his Florida home when he needed money.

Boatwright has been at a hospital since he was found unconscious at a motel in February. He awoke speaking Swedish and apparently had lived in Sweden for some years.

Doctors say physical or emotional trauma may have triggered amnesia.