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A stroke at 14—and a remarkable recovery

Zosia Wasylewski was “as healthy as they get” until a blood clot suddenly blocked an artery in her brain.

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Life with Luke

Doctors said baby Luke Worley was 12 hours from death. Today, he's a thriving, striving 6-year-old enjoying life.

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Healthy and grateful

During a trip to her Michigan cottage, a burst aneurysm lands a Dallas woman in the emergency department. Two surgeries later and she's up and running.

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‘Absolutely amazing’

Maxed out on Parkinson’s disease meds and reluctant to give up his active lifestyle, Steve Stampfler opted for deep brain stimulation to bring his tremors under control.

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‘Happy hermit’ bounces back

Gray Rushin had pedaled 3,000 miles in 30 days when a stroke felled him north of Ludington, Michigan. Now his No. 1 aim is finishing his cross-country quest.

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A steady hand

A longtime barber overcomes essential tremor thanks to a newer, simpler approach to deep brain stimulation.

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Visions of better tomorrows

Not all strokes happen quickly. But quick action still makes all the difference.

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‘It got me pretty good’

Four days after a major stroke, a smokehouse owner returns to work.

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‘Divining moments’

Cindy Burt is battling aggressive brain cancer. With a keyboard at her side and a song in her heart, she's beating the odds.

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‘I could feel God’s hand’

Barbara Kladder suffered the type of brain aneurysm that often kills people. With faith and family, she's back to work and thriving.

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A tale of two strokes

After back-to-back strokes, each reversed with a thrombectomy, Gary Cole, 74, feels ‘darn lucky’ to be getting back to life as usual.

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Rebuilding a life

Fearing the worst while hoping for the best, a 33-year-old construction worker resists seeking treatment for paralysis until the 11th hour.

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