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Just Say Yes to Life!

Stories of Thriving after Stroke

Stroke Awareness Oregon, Ellen Santasiero (Editor)


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In this one-of-a-kind collection of stories about surviving and thriving after stroke, people from all over the U.S. tell it like it is about the tragedies and triumphs they experienced after stroke. They speak with candor about their worst days, their grit and resilience, and the profound contentment and unexpected bursts of enthusiasm they feel for life today.

Written to give solace to current survivors, the 26 stories in Just Say "Yes" to Life detail how these survivors coped, and which therapies helped them most. Readers will be inspired by a teenager who rebounded well enough to enroll in college a few years after his stroke, a physician who reinvented herself as a writer and performer, and a forester who created a chair the world's never seen before, one that allows those who use wheelchairs to navigate rugged wilderness terrain.

Authentic, vulnerable, and brave, the tales give stroke survivors, and those who love them, hope for the best possible recovery and encourage them to never give up

Stroke Awareness Oregon, 9781737245001, 258pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2021