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21-Year-Old Becomes Brain Injury Ambassador After Suffering Two Strokes At 14 – UNILAD

Thursday, 17 February, 2022

21-Year-Old Becomes Brain Injury Ambassador After Suffering Two Strokes At 14 – UNILAD

21-Year-Old Becomes Brain Injury Ambassador After Suffering Two Strokes At 14 (Supplied)

 
Having lost some of his closest family members by the time he was just nine years old, things didn't get much easier for Connor Lynes when he suffered two life-threatening strokes aged 14. Now with a child of his own, he is urging people to never give up.
Connor, who is now 21, was just one year old when his dad died and three when he stopped living with his mum. His grandmother then took over caring for him, and the young boy 'got on with it and pushed forward' until she also sadly passed away.
Connor was nine at the time and remembers how losing his grandma 'hurt more than anything', because he 'actually knew her and saw her as [his] mum'. He'd already gone through so much, but his nana 'always taught [him] to push forward in life' as 'that's how you get to a place you want to be'.
Read more at: https://www.unilad.co.uk/features/21yearold-becomes-brain-injury-ambassador-after-two-strokes-at-14-20220215

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