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Lisa's Story

Australians will suffer around 60,000 new and recurrent strokes a year, that’s one every 10 minutes. Lisa MacLennan was in the prime of her life when she was struck down by a stroke in 2012. Read how Lisa’s life has changed, and how MSWA and the NDIS have made her future brighter. View Lisa's full story here.

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Chloe's Story

Chloe Baker is a bright and hardworking 31-year-old who has built her life based on a positive attitude and determination. She was living in New Zealand in 2017, running a cosmetic business with her partner Shaun, when her vision became impaired and she started feeling fatigued. After an eye test that led to an MRI, Chloe was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). Continue reading Chloe's story here.

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Samantha's Story

Samantha McKee was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in 1998. After migrating to Western Australia from the UK in 1996, Sam and her then husband had settled down with their three children to a life in the suburbs. Sam was battling a particularly bad headache that had been hanging around for two days and constant pain in her legs, when she lost vision in her right eye. After several appointments with doctors and neurologists, Sam was diagnosed with Relapsing-Remitting MS. Continue reading Samantha's story here.

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