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Whether you have sustained a brain injury or care about someone who has, taking the time to share your personal story can make a profound difference to another. Join us by engaging with others facing brain injury on the Personal Stories blog.

Maryette Saukam

July 2023 will never be forgotten as my mother had a traumatic brain injury on our vacation in Lyon, France.…

Maryette Saukam

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Tammy Boebel

My name is Tammy and I am the mother of Chad and was also his caregiver for 16 years after…

Tammy Boebel

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Tiffany Brunner

Well, 12/05/2023 marked my 1 year Stroke-anniversary... it still all seems surreal to me. I've been debating what I should…

Tiffany Brunner

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Katherine Kimes

A Living Grief A Living Grief. by Katherine A. Kimes, Ed.D., CBIS It wasn’t until several years after my TBI…

Katherine Kimes

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My Story: Kiana Davis

After my first professional (indoor) track and field season in 2018, just completing college (Dec 2017), I slipped in ice…

Kiana Davis

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8 years ago…

On 10 October 2015, I suffered an acute traumatic brain injury after suffering a fall at Durham University. I would…

Julia Coggins

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Chanters Syndrome

On 07/26/23 my brother was found unconscious. Ultimately he was diagnosed with Chanters syndrome. After a 2 week Neuro ICU…

Sherri Walden

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The T.B.I.

The T.B.I.  A severe brain injury is impossible to describe. I have tried thousands of times and thousands of times,…

Murray Dunlap

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Brighter Days Are Coming

Summer of 2022 is one we will never forget. We received a call that our 16-year-old daughter, Layla, was being…

Alison Rogan

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TBI CHRONICLES

My life changed instantly after being struck by a drunk driver! My old self died and a Severely Injured TBI…

Gindy Rosa

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