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Completed for Touring
September 19, 2000

This quilt was created created for display across the country, with each square made by or for someone who has suffered a stroke.  It toured the United States in order to raise stroke awareness. 

The 24 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

Archie Gainey

Betty Purvis

George Dee Mary Gibbs
Marcia Loprich

Adelaide Hood

Deborah Guy

Bob Young

Anita Hinners

Elaine Bailey

Mary Carpenter

Tania

Michele Peters

Jim Stinson

Jackie Comer Judith Peebles
William Kenton

Nancy Lepelletier

Kenneth Phillips

Dorothy Hall

Gilma

Rudy

Kathy Niehoff Leslie Rasmussen

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