Brain aneurysm survivors are a small population of people, but they are growing larger as medical technology continues to grow and early detection and treatment of brain aneurysms becomes more prevalent. At support group meetings, survivors often share their stories. Telling the story is important for a survivor/family member. Reading the story also benefits the reader who learns how each person has coped with his/her symptoms after the aneurysm. Here are stories of those affected by brain aneurysms.