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Jodi C.
Jodi C.
Survivor

Tracey E.
Tracey E.
Survivor

Elizabeth H.
Elizabeth H.
Survivor

Shannon A.
Shannon A.
Family

Bob B.
Bob B.
Survivor

Candra K.


Survivor

I am a stroke survivor. My stroke happened in 2001 when I was ten. Now ten years later, my stroke still affects me. I am a hemiplegic, with out the use of my right arm, however I still finished up high school and started in college. I am an avid long distance runner as well as a photographer. I have been through three years of rehabilitation, as well as six years of counseling, learning and telling other people my story, inspiring them to prevent a stroke for them and their loved ones.

Stroke is a serious issue, and mine happened because there was a blood clot clogging an artery. I have been helping kids out in my local area with the same problem, showing them there is life after stroke, although it may have been tragic to overcome it.

 

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