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A shocking stroke of stunts

by Marianne Aiello

Eighty plastic mannequins laid in a tangled pile in a San Antonio restaurant one evening in August. The same week, at other locations across the city, seemingly healthy people lost movement on their left side, slurred their speech, and were helped by their companions. At each event, street teams passed out cards that read “Stroke Happens” and detailed the warning signs of stroke.

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