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Who Are You Now?


 


Life stories of


brain injury survivors

Every year in London there are more than 40,000 hospital admissions for brain injury. Most are caused by road traffic accidents, assaults and falls. 14,000 are for stroke.

This site tells the stories of survivors in their own words: who they were, what happened to them and who they are now.

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The Stories

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The Podcasts

"A five-part audio series to accompany our 2016 stories"

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1st June 2016: Brian

"It's like time's stood still for me there, looking at this picture. "

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Nifty

"Twenty years of my life disappeared from within me"

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Alpha Kabeja

"People say, “Oh, it was a dream”, but I don’t acknowledge it as a dream. It was a memory – a real memory. "

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William

"I’m an ambitious person with the will to succeed."

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Danny Muir Update - October 2015

"The three things I thought were out of my reach - a family, a home, and a job - I've now attained them."

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Daniel

"If I can help one person to know that you can get better, that's alright with me"

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Barrie Stradling and Dave

"The band came to the hospital to see if I could still sing."

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Stuart

"I couldn't walk into a crowded room - I was terrified. "

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Sarah and Alix McAlister

"My son asked the neurosurgeon, 'would you recommend this for your own mother?'"

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Sam Jevon

"The accident has done me a favour in a lot of ways."

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Lina Lacides

"I thought, who am I now? I am nobody."

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Matthew

"I used to think that life is competitive, but that's not true."

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Danny Muir

"What comes with being a bad guy? Bad things."

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Garry Methven

"In the dream they put me in a box made of glass "

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