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This video series showcases interviews with various brain injury survivors. They talk about their individual experiences with brain injury, the challenges they have faced as a result of their injuries and offer advice to other survivors, friends and family about how to persevere during the recovery process.
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Brain Injury survivor Marc Lippok shares his experience with recovery. He talks about the challenges he faces in daily life, the importance of family support in his recovery process and shares insights he has gained from his experience as a survivor.
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Brain Injury survivor Marc Lippok shares his experience with recovery. He talks about the challenges he faces in daily life, the importance...
Brain Injury survivor Marc Lippok shares his experience with recovery. He talks about the challenges he faces in daily life, the importance of family support in his recovery process and shares insights he has gained from his experience as a survivor.
Stroke survivor Jim Sibley shares his story of recovery, speaks about the importance of persistence during the recovery process and emphasizes the integral role support groups and friend and family play in the lives of survivors.
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Stroke survivor Jim Sibley shares his story of recovery, speaks about the importance of persistence during the recovery process and emphasiz...
Stroke survivor Jim Sibley shares his story of recovery, speaks about the importance of persistence during the recovery process and emphasizes the integral role support groups and friend and family play in the lives of survivors.
Lesley Ewen leads a guided breathing session to aid in recovery from a brain injury. Visit Lesley's website at http://www.generallife.org.
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Lesley Ewen leads a guided breathing session to aid in recovery from a brain injury. Visit Lesley's website at http://www.generallife.o...
Lesley Ewen leads a guided breathing session to aid in recovery from a brain injury. Visit Lesley's website at http://www.generallife.org.
Anh Ly shares her remarkable story of recovery from her brain injury, suffered as a result of drug addiction. She speaks about the recovery challenges she has faced, overcoming them against all odds, and stresses the central role family support played in her successful recovery.
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Anh Ly shares her remarkable story of recovery from her brain injury, suffered as a result of drug addiction. She speaks about the recovery...
Anh Ly shares her remarkable story of recovery from her brain injury, suffered as a result of drug addiction. She speaks about the recovery challenges she has faced, overcoming them against all odds, and stresses the central role family support played in her successful recovery.
Stroke survivor John Baker shares his story of recovery. He speaks about accepting the new reality of his life after his stroke, talks about tough love, healing with humour and shares his ideas on how to evolve beyond brain injury.
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Stroke survivor John Baker shares his story of recovery. He speaks about accepting the new reality of his life after his stroke, talks about...
Stroke survivor John Baker shares his story of recovery. He speaks about accepting the new reality of his life after his stroke, talks about tough love, healing with humour and shares his ideas on how to evolve beyond brain injury.
Brain injury survivor Kam Hung Chung shares his story of recovery from brain injury after a car accident. He speaks about the importance of seeking out resources, keeping friends and family close and moving forward in your life with a positive attitude.
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Brain injury survivor Kam Hung Chung shares his story of recovery from brain injury after a car accident. He speaks about the importance of...
Brain injury survivor Kam Hung Chung shares his story of recovery from brain injury after a car accident. He speaks about the importance of seeking out resources, keeping friends and family close and moving forward in your life with a positive attitude.
Brain injury survivor Andrea Hector Brown shares how her life was impacted by brain injury. She speaks about how her connection to music was key to her recovery, the importance of accepting the new reality her life and offers advice for family, friends and fellow survivors.
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Brain injury survivor Andrea Hector Brown shares how her life was impacted by brain injury. She speaks about how her connection to music was...
Brain injury survivor Andrea Hector Brown shares how her life was impacted by brain injury. She speaks about how her connection to music was key to her recovery, the importance of accepting the new reality her life and offers advice for family, friends and fellow survivors.
Gus Thorne offers a vivid portrayal of how a motorcycle accident left him blind and brain injured. Gus shares the daily challenges he faces while coming to terms with his new reality, he stresses the importance of maintaining a positive attitude throughout the recovery process and offers advice to those touched by brain injury through relating his own journey and even performing "positivity rap" song!
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Gus Thorne offers a vivid portrayal of how a motorcycle accident left him blind and brain injured. Gus shares the daily challenges he faces...
Gus Thorne offers a vivid portrayal of how a motorcycle accident left him blind and brain injured. Gus shares the daily challenges he faces while coming to terms with his new reality, he stresses the importance of maintaining a positive attitude throughout the recovery process and offers advice to those touched by brain injury through relating his own journey and even performing "positivity rap" song!
Brain injury survivor Ian Young describes his personal experience of brain injury, speaks about his hospitalization and offers advice to other brain injury survivors.
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Brain injury survivor Ian Young describes his personal experience of brain injury, speaks about his hospitalization and offers advice to oth...
Brain injury survivor Ian Young describes his personal experience of brain injury, speaks about his hospitalization and offers advice to other brain injury survivors.

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