The Story Hall
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The Story Hall

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My mother insists that I didn’t know what was going on, but I did. I was in an altered state following a severe cerebral hemorrhage during the 26th week of my second pregnancy yet I remained painfully aware of what was happening to me.

After a craniotomy saved my life I laid in a hospital bed, pregnant and paralyzed, for 53 days. I couldn’t…



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Victoria Ponte

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