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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.

Patient Story

‘Never, ever thought I would have a stroke’

In rehab therapy, 35-year-old Tyrone Bell gives his all, working to regain function of his left leg and arm.

Patient Story

‘It got me pretty good’

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

Patient Story

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.

Patient Story

‘All I can do is thank God’

A pregnant mother, paralyzed by a stroke, makes a remarkable recovery.

Patient Story

Beat the clock, reverse the stroke

A timely call to 911 and easy access to advanced stroke treatment aided 37-year-old Tramell Louis Jr.’s full recovery.

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‘She was in God’s hands’

Quick thinking and medical care got stroke patient Edith Vis back to the good things in life.

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‘It doesn’t look like you had a stroke’

With quick action, surgery and medication, Darlene Smitter avoided major brain damage.

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