These famous black people had a battle with stroke and survived

October 29, 2019 at 09:30 am | Lifestyle

Novieku-Babatunde Adeola

Novieku-Babatunde Adeola | Staff Writer

October 29, 2019 at 09:30 am | Lifestyle

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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.

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