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Stroke Stories for Long Beach Memorial
Sudden numbness of the face. Confusion. Trouble speaking. Loss of balance. As Linda Campa was learning about these stroke symptoms in a job orientation, she lost vision in her left eye.
She had survived her stroke, but her real journey was about to begin, because once she came to, she was unable to walk or talk.
Jim Wilkins’ life changed forever when he had a stroke one night. Not recognizing the symptoms—blurred vision, numbness, trouble walking—he delayed getting help until morning.
Awarded for his outstanding news, sports and economic reporting, Ron Kilgore has contributed more than 35 years to television and radio broadcasting.