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Facts stroke survivors should know:

bulletThey're not victims, they're survivors.
Difficulty speaking, reading, writing, or remembering:  These are all symptoms of aphasia.  [Learn more about aphasia]
They're .  
Every year approximately 730,000 Americans have a new or recurrent stroke.  Every minute in the US, someone experiences a stroke.
bulletIt can happen again
About 1/3 of all stroke survivors will have another stroke within 5 years.  There are steps you can take to reduce stroke risk.
bulletThey , such as aphasia or other language impairments.  Stroke is the single greatest cause of neurological crippling in the U.S.