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When John, 15, passed out at football practice, CHOP doctors discovered he had a stroke and a rare cardiac tumor. After treatment, John is doing well.
Chase suffered a massive stroke when he was 7. Surgery followed by therapy with CHOP’s Pediatric Stroke Program helped him regain most of his mobility.
Bella suffered a stroke as a baby, and her road to recovery has included years of therapy with CHOP’s Pediatric Stroke Program. Now 8, she dreams of becoming an engineer.
Jacob suffered a stroke when he was 2, and his parents were told he might never walk normally again. Now 7, he plays baseball, soccer, basketball and tennis.
Before he was born, Nate suffered a hemorrhagic stroke that severely damaged his brain. Early intervention at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia started him on a journey to healing.
Lindsay was only 3 years old when her brother, Jadon, had a stroke. Now 10, she shares what it feels like growing up with a sibling who’s suffered a stroke.
Years of rehabilitation therapy at CHOP’s Seashore House combined with his parents' dedication to his education have fueled Paul’s progress since suffering a hemorrhagic stroke.
Bryan has come a long way since he was in a wheelchair and unable to speak after suffering a stroke. Learn how Bryan and his family are adapting along the road to recovery.
Addie suffered a stroke as a baby and still has weakness on one side of her body. Now 10, Addie shares some of the challenges she faces at school and offers advice to other kids who are stroke survivors.
At 17, Derek Marshall suffered a stroke and needed brain surgery. Find out how he stays positive in the face of life’s setbacks.