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Stroke Spotlight: Sherry Curnutt

May is American Stroke Month, and we are featuring the story of Sherry Curnutt, a stroke survivor from Houston, who had a stroke when she was getting ready to ride a horse. She passed out, and woke up with three horses crowded around her, wondering what happened. Learn more about Sherry's story and share your own. 

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Stroke Stories: A. Jaye Johnson - "I Refused to Give Up"

May 24, 2013 started as a regular Friday morning. I was getting ready for another staff training at the Boys and Girls Club. I had a doctor’s appointment that morning not knowing my life was about to change. At the beginning of my check up, the nurse was checking what I thought was my temperature but turned out to be the oxygen level to my brain, which was at 69%. I was told I needed to go the emergency room ASAP.

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Meet Belinda Waggoner

Meet Belinda Waggoner, an active mom suffering a heart attack on Mother's Day.

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Meet Brandon Clark

Meet Brandon Clark, Olathe Kansas track star who suffered from a stroke.

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Tedy Bruschi

3 Time Super Bowl Champion but the Title that Means the Most, Stroke Survivor!

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Meet New AHA Advocate Geralyn Laut

Trained as a health educator and certified as both a prevention professional and a tobacco treatment specialist, it is not surprising that much of my work over the years has leaned heavily on the age-old adage ... "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure".

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Tamika Quinn

Tamika Quinn is a woman you don’t forget. Ex-military, now a self-made entrepreneur with a charitable ‘side business,’ she’s making her mark on the world. She is a veteran, a mother, a business woman, and a stroke survivor.

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We are inspired by you. Tell us your story.

AHA Maine is looking for stories. Will you share yours?

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Kids Want Healthier Choices

Eight year old wins poster contest showing healthy food options for kids.

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Sue Barnard Knows Stroke Won't Wait

Sue Barnard advocates for a strong stroke system of care in NH

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