Stroke is a devastating disease that affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. It’s a terminal disease in the worst-case scenario, but a few people have managed to survive.
Stroke is the No. 5 cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the U.S. While it has caused difficulties in families, it still remains a growing cause of disability globally.
As we commemorate World Stroke Day, below are famous black people who suffered the ailment but survived.