MS Brain Injury Survivors

Their story, in their words, with their voice. 

To view their video, click/ tap on the photo or either social media icon following the introduction

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    TIB - SCI Survivor

    Mr. Johnny McGinn

    Johnny is the Client Assistance Program (CAP) Director at the MS Society for Disability.   His courage, leadership and participation with our BIAMS support group, and program events brings much hope, and courage to his fellow survivors.  Click on either icon below to view the video. 

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    Multiple TBI survivor -  vehicular accidents

    Ms. Amber Dooley

    Amber is a very courageous young lady, who has survived 2 traumatic brain injuries.  The first at age 9 due to a motor vehicle accident and from which she was not expected to survive.   She brightens the support group during each meeting and her story is relatable and very powerful.  Click on either icon below to view the video. 

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    TBI Survivor

    Tony Henning

    Tony is a brain injury survivor from the MS Gulf Coast. He works out every week with the hope of regaining more physical strength, and independence.    He is enjoying the camaraderie in the support group meetings and encouragement offered by fellow survivors.  Click on either icon below to view the video. 

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    Multiple ABI - stroke survivor

    Ms. Stephanie Butler-Morris

    Stephanie is a constant source of encouragement and hope for fellow survivors.  She's overcome so many challenges, and is a very gracious, sweet soul.  Click on either icon below to view the video.   

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    Parents and caregivers

    Terri and Phil Galloway

    Terri and Phil are caregivers for their daughter Jill.   Jill and her sister Allison were critically injured in a vehicle accident while very young.  The impact on parents and loved ones due to brain injury, could not be expressed more clearly by Terri and Phil. in their video.  Click on either icon below to view their story. 

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    TBI - skull fractures and SCI

    Kim Logan

    Kim has an amazing story and miracle of surviving.  While getting archive files at work, she fell through the ceiling 15 feet to the floor below with her right side and skull taking the impact.  To look at her you would never know she is a 15 year survivor.   She also helped form and continues to help coordinate the Brain Injury Support Group in Hattiesburg, MS.  Click on either icon below to view the video.     

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    Brain Injury from Severe Infection

    Will Parker

    Will is a 16 year survivor, with one heck of a story to tell.  Prior to his injury Will was a highly efficient computer programmer and analyst.   Nothing seemed to help Will until he received a cutting edge implant - (RNSU) - a Responsive Neuro Stimulation Unit in California at Stanford.  RNSU detects and stops seizures.   Will is always a beacon of light and hope for other survivors, and explains how much the support group members and activities provided by the BIAMS impact his happiness, and well being.  Click on either icon below to view the video. 

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    Executive Director Brain Injury Association of MS - and caregiver for her mother - a TBI and stroke survivor

    Lee Moss

    Lee shares her personal experience as a caregiver for her mother.  She explains the mission of the statewide association, along with the services they provide and tremendous impact the BIAMS makes in the lives of survivors and caregivers.  Click on either icon below to view Lee's video. 

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    #MoreThanMyBrainInjury

    If you know a survivor who would be interested in sharing their story in the future, please encourage them to contact lmoss@msbraininjury.org. We will be sharing more videos throughout the month of March and beyond.

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If you know a Mississippi brain injury survivor who would be interested in sharing their story in

the future, please encourage them to contact Lee Moss, Executive Director of the BIAM.

We will be sharing more videos throughout the month of March and beyond.

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