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Presented to the American Heart Association
May 1, 2000

This quilt was made for the American Heart Association.  They have always been a good friend to The Stroke Network, The idea was obtain maximum exposure to visitors by displaying it in the lobby of their corporate headquarters located in Texas. 

The 35 stroke survivors on this quilt are noted on the following grid, according to their positions on the quilt.  Those who made a quilt square and provided a story are shown in bold.  Click the link below to read their stories.     

Quilt Square Stories

Layout of Quilt

Donna Dempsey

Doris Tsurahara

Linda Curtis

Joe Medlin

Roy D'Josey

Annie Miller Sophia Kralik Matthew Dorner Ramon Sanchez Wanda Meyer
Bill Edgar  

Linda Chambers  

Bob Whittlesey

Jim White  

Anne Pasquale
Lois Greenhaw

John Sanderson

Floyd Shaw

Tommy Hartsfield

Jody
Denny Knudsen

Ginny Yocham

John Buglione

Jacob Molleker

Robert Nash
Chester Latham

Mary Goetz

Martha Rampton

Rich Cuevas

Kenneth Whitaker

Terry Reed

Shirley Schendzielos

Lou Privjak Mary Plato Jill Taylor

Stroke Warning Signs

bullet Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body   
bullet Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding   
bullet Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes   
bullet Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination   
bullet Sudden, severe headache with no known cause



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Original date 3/1/96 Revised 9/24/14