A stroke occurs when a blood clot blocks an artery, or a blood
vessel breaks in the area of the brain, causing damage to brain
cells. Without blood and the oxygen it carries, part of the brain
starts to die.
When you were a child, you played tag. You swam with friends
until someone made you get out of the pool. You raced your
sibling from the outfield to the concession stand, and competed
in hopscotch and jump rope.