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Jodi C.
Jodi C.
Survivor

Tracey E.
Tracey E.
Survivor

Tyler S-A.
Tyler S-A.
Survivor

Larissa B.
Larissa B.
Survivor

Heather H.
Heather H.
Caregiver & Family

Emily

Emily
Emily

Stroke Survivor

Before I was twenty years old, I had survived three strokes. These strokes completely changed my life, but it was being a stroke survivor that has completely changed me. I couldn't help that I had the strokes, but I did have a hand in what I did after, and that is what I reflect on most often. It started with my first steps in rehabilitation and my journey has taken off from there. I took all the grief of what I had lost and channeled that into helping others never have to go through the same thing. Through raising money for research, lobbying congress, and sharing my story, I hope that someday, a girl just like me will get the proper treatment before she has to go through the pain of having a stroke. It is with that wish that I strive everyday to help myself and others affected by stroke to not only survive, but thrive. I hope to take these efforts to the next level by representing the pediatric stroke survivor crowd in Faces of Stroke 2011.

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