British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in 1980, during her first term in office. She died of a stroke on April 8, 2013, at the age of 87.
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British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in 1980, during her first term in office. She died of a stroke on April 8, 2013, at the age of 87
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Members of the public stroke a police horse in the Olympic Park during the London 2012 Paralympic Games, Sept. 1, 2012 in London, England.
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Dr. Alvaro Pascual-Leone applies a dose of high-tech therapy to a stroke victim to improve her speech
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Among the men Brando bonded with most during rehearsals for The Men: Pat Grissom (far left), a WWII vet whose spinal cord was severed during an infantry advance in Germany. From Grissom, Brando learned small but pivotal details that informed his performance in The Men: how to position his legs while in the wheelchair (knees collapsed together); how to better maneuver the wheelchair (hands farther back on the wheels, to effect a longer propelling stroke); how to put on shoes (lifting legs by the pant-cuffs).