Game Changer | Oct 26, 2011 | 21:11

After the Storm

Right now across this country as the weak October light comes through the window, someone who you don't know or someone you know all too well is beginning another day helping the person they love through the day. Thousands of Canadians experience stroke. And their families experience it right along with them. Today, we share the story of Joe. He was 51 when he had a stroke and Shirley the woman who loves him who becomes his caretaker.

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