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When someone you love has a stroke - Edna Swart helps us answer your questions.

When someone you love has a stroke. Seeing your mum, dad or a loved one after a stroke is hard, and you might feel stressed or worried about lots of things. You’re not alone in this! 

Edna Swart, Stroke Foundation Ambassador, has helped answer some of the questions young people/rangatahi often ask when it comes to stroke, and shares her personal story with us.

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Meet Edna Swart,
Stroke Foundation Ambassador

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has had a stroke

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