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Jodi C.
Jodi C.
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Tracey E.
Tracey E.
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Shannon A.
Shannon A.
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Bob B.
Bob B.
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Owen R.
Owen R.
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Al R.

Al
Al

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I had a TIA in Walmart one night. My left leg was weak, I was sweating, my voice was high pitched, I was slurring my words, I was very confused and had trouble remembering where the bank was inside the store. This lasted for about 15 minutes. When I got back home, my son took me to the hospital. I got to the hospital within one hour of the TIA, was given an aspirin and was kept over night for observation. I woke up about 3 a.m. completely paralyzed on my left side! I was not given the blood clot busting medication!

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