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.
Stroke Stories for Long Beach Memorial
When Cypress resident Janice Fraser went to work last New Year's Eve, she thought her persistent neck pain was just a pulled muscle.
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.
Thanks to the leading-edge care Alvin Hayes received at Long Beach Memorial after suffering a massive stroke, he resumed his career as a teacher.