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


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I had a thalamic stroke at 46 that has left my right side basically paralyzed. I can walk short distances with a cane, but have no use of my arm or hand. I had a choice, get going or sit and be miserable. I got going! I've taught myself to write left handed and I have found ways to get around my loss. I can make deviled eggs and I have even gotten back on our Harley as a passenger, and we have logged over 10,0000 miles. There is life after a stroke, but you have to want it.

 

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