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Rachel K
A Survivor

I was in college just finished my last final of my sophmore year at Norhtern IL University the day before I suffered a massive stroke.  My mother was with me at the time I had the stroke and called

Thomas H
A Survivor

I suffered a right-sided ischemic stroke (carotid dissection) on Aug. 3, 2007 at the age of 35.

Richard S
A Survivor

Had massive hemorrhagic stroke while at work- July 2009, surgery done that night to remove over

Cheryl M
A Survivor

I had a brain stem stroke with locked in syndrome 11-14-2001 at age 31 and spent 5 1/2 months in various hospitals paralyzed from the neck down.

Douglas A
A Survivor

In April of 2004 I had a carotid dissection and wound up in the Neuro ICU with

Linda B
A Survivor

My story begins with a horrific headache I had all day on May 8, 2008.

Melissa P
A Survivor

I was 35 years old when I collapsed from a stroke which affected my left side.  Because of my age, it took Dr.'s 3 days to do an MRI scan that located the brain swelling and bleed caused by the clo

Terry L
A Survivor

I survived my stroke.  I have much to tell about living with 1/2 of myself.

William B
A Survivor

I survived my stroke in March, 2002 at age 50. I continued working at my job with the National Park Service until 2005, then retired, but never stopped.

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