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Personal Stories

Celebrating Her Loving, Wild, Red-Headed Boy
Celebrating Her Loving, Wild, Red-Headed Boy "I’d burst through the ICU doors like one of Charlie’s Angels; I was there to do my job, to do anything to help Mark get better.”
The Real Truth About Brain Injuries
The Real Truth About Brain Injuries Caregivers often focus on the silver linings. Mother and caregiver Dixie Coskie has had enough; she's sharing how she truly feels.
Retired Soccer Star Briana Scurry:
Retired Soccer Star Briana Scurry: "My Brain Was Broken" Retired soccer star Briana Scurry talks about how all her successes started with her mind and her ability to overcome obstacles. After her injury, she felt lost, broken.
Broken Arrow Boy
Broken Arrow Boy When Adam Moore was 8 years old, a fluke accident resulted in an arrow piercing his brain. This slideshow tells the story in his words and pictures.

Sometimes the best way to learn or to feel understood is to hear from other people in similar situations. That’s why we have put together this collection of personal stories. Whether you are someone who has sustained a TBI, a fulltime caregiver, or a friend of a friend who is just learning about TBI for the first time, these stories can shed light on the complexities of brain injury … and the resiliency of the human spirit.

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