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CommonHealth: One Musician's Journey Back From A Brain Hemorrhage 07:10
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Jason Crigler, 7 months after his brain hemorrhage, and in 2008, with his wife, Monica and daughter, Ellie (Life. Support. Music.)
Jason Crigler, 7 months after his brain hemorrhage, and in 2008, with his wife, Monica and daughter, Ellie (Life. Support. Music.)

Too often, we rely on words like "miracle" and "amazing," but the fact that Jason Crigler is once again able to play his guitar and sing is amazing, maybe even a miracle.

In 2004, Crigler suffered from a massive brain hemorrhage. He joins Radio Boston to share his powerful, hopeful story about what happens when a doctor’s diagnosis is wrong.

Guests:

  • Rachel Zimmerman, co-host of WBUR's CommonHealth blog
  • Jason Crigler, musician who recovered from a severe brain hemorrhage in 2004.

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The first song that Crigler composed after his injury was "The Books On The Shelf," which he said re-instilled his self confidence. Here he is performing the song in 2008:

Crigler and sister travel around the country to talk about his journey back to health. Their presentation is called Defying The Odds:

This segment aired on October 30, 2012.

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