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. I needed to fulfill an artistic need, so I took up stained glass work. I returned to a part-time job as a lighting designer, and now I'm applying for another position with the National Park Service. I have also gotten married and now have 13 grandchildren. Life has been good.
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