Teen stroke survivor returns home

13 Year old Austin Dale is home after 18 days in Addenbrookes hospital. The teen was taken ill during a football match and later collapsed at home, suffering a stroke. 

He has been left paralysed on his right side and is having to relearn to speak.

An estimated 400 children a year in the UK suffer from a stroke according to the Stroke Association.

He has received immense support from the public and from celebrity footballers, lifting his spirits and aiding with his mental health. 

For more on this story visit Katie Drake’s story on the UEA Journalism website.

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