1 in 50 in NC

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Six years ago, in October 2011, Corie Maffett, of Kernersville, North Carolina, was working up a good sweat at her gym class when a radiating pain up the back of her neck stopped her cold. “The pain was like nothing I’d ever experienced,” recalls Corie, a married 7th grade math teacher with two young adult …

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1 in 50 in FL

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Monica Franklin, 48, has a bright future. In fact, she is looking forward to a whole new chapter in her life when she gets married next February. But one spring day 13 years ago, the future looked anything but bright for Monica, a senior quality engineer for a phone company who lives in Orlando. On …

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1 in 50 in MN

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Jennifer Hey, a middle school counselor, wife, and mother of two who lives in the small town of Marshall, Minnesota, had been suffering headaches on and off for months but chalked them up to stress or allergies. But on May 16, 2016, Jennifer, then 53, was giving a noontime presentation when she felt some odd …

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I am 1 in 50

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1 in 50 may seem like the odds are small…However……1 in 50 is someone you know….1 in 50 could be you. I am 1 in 50. My first brain aneurysm rupture occurred on May 4th, 2010 while I was exercising at a gym. I experienced what’s called a thunderclap headache which felt like I had …

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Perspective of a Partner

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It happened so quickly. The worse headache of Karen’s life followed by vomiting then tingling in the arms. I didn’t call 911. I drove my partner to the hospital in our car. When we arrived she went unconscious and I would not see her beautiful brown eyes for 6 weeks. Karen suffered a level 5+ …

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