I write as a proud supporter of the Stroke Association and now a judge for the prestigious Life After Stroke Awards. I'm inviting your readers to nominate their stroke heroes and celebrate the courage and dedication shown by stroke survivors, carers and volunteers in overcoming the challenges following a stroke.

Last year I had a stroke. It was a shock, but fortunately I've recovered well. Stroke can be devastating, but we are conquering this terrible condition. Thanks to the Stroke Association there have been developments in treatment that mean many more people now survive and with the right support they go on to live full, sometimes extraordinary, lives.

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