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Faces of Stroke℠ aims to bring attention to the personal side of stroke and educate about important stroke facts through personal stories.

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Share your story on video

Now, we invite you to submit your story on video. Your video will become part of Faces of Stroke Stories Video Playlist, and the most popular videos will be featured on our website and through social media and email. Submitting a video is as easy as 1-2-3.

  1. Create a video. We recommend you keep your video to 1 minute or less.
  2. Upload your video to YouTube.
  3. Email your video to National Stroke Association at Faces@stroke.org.

Not sure what to say? See what stroke survivor and former TV weatherman Mark McEwen has to say and join him.

Get your story featured! Here’s how it works:

  • Videos sent to Faces@stroke.org between now and Jan. 31, 2013, will be added to our Faces of Stroke Stories Video Playlist.
  • We will periodically promote the playlist and encourage people to “like” a video to vote it as their favorite.
  • The video with the most “likes” on Feb. 1, 2013, will be featured in a special email, highlighted on www.stroke.org and shared on National Stroke Association’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

If you need help creating your video, check out these easy tutorials on YouTube:

» How to use YouTube with a smart phone

» How to use YouTube with a webcam

Once you have submitted your video, share it on your social media accounts. Use the hashtag #iamafaceofstroke.

Display of the Faces of Stroke stories does not imply National Stroke Association's endorsement of any product, treatment, service or entity. National Stroke Association strongly recommends that people ask a healthcare professional about diagnosis and treatment questions before using any product, treatment or service. The views expressed through the stories reflect those of the authors and do not reflect the opinion of National Stroke Association.

Faces of Stroke campaign is supported by funding provided by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Allergan, Inc., Medtronic, Inc., Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Acorda Therapeutics, Inc., and Genentech Inc.

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