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27-year-old woman, paralyzed from stroke, runs 3 months later

Emily Welbourn was completely healthy until she suffered a stroke at age 27 and became paralyzed. She recovered, and today she runs marathons. Marking Stroke Awareness Month, NBC News medical contributor Dr. Natalie Azar explains how strokes start and reveals the symptoms to look for.

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27-year-old woman, paralyzed from stroke, runs 3 months later

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