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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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Bob Goodman, Westampton

After a heart transplant, Bob is up and running once again!

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Andy DeLoreto, Rhode Island

Andy recently testified at the State House on the American Heart Association's Tobacco 21 proposal.

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Dan Moran, An Advocate with Heart

An American Heart Association volunteer for more than fifteen years, Dan Moran knows a thing or two about advocacy.

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Ryley Williams - Heart of a Champion

“Life after stroke”, words that I never imagined I would ever speak, much less write about. Nevertheless, it has become my life as I am the parent of a pediatric stroke survivor. My son, Ryley, at the age of 15 suffered multiple strokes and it has changed the course of our lives.

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Advocate Spotlight: Mandy Forkner

My name is Mandy Forkner. I have two reasons why I wanted to get involved with the AHA and they were born 8 years ago; my sons Tommy and Travis.

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