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Personal Stories

The Story of TC Maslin's Brain Injury
The Story of TC Maslin's Brain Injury Wife and caregiver Abby Maslin talks about how her husband was beaten on the streets of his neighborhood, the series of surgeries that followed, and the amazing recovery he has made in only one year.
To the Kids
To the Kids Brainline blogger Janna Leyde writes a letter to other kids out there like her who have a parent with a brain injury.
Jonathan Duncan's Cheerleading Concussion
Jonathan Duncan's Cheerleading Concussion Bob Duncan recounts the story of how his son sustained a concussion while cheerleading for his college team.
Trisha Meili: Going the Distance
Trisha Meili: Going the Distance Trisha Meili — the Central Park Jogger — shares her personal best.

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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