Stroke News Spring 2012 - page 32 by Stroke Association published on 2013-06-20T11:25:56Z Welcome to the spring 2012 issue of Stroke News... Welcome to the spring 2012 issue of Stroke News... Highly influential campaigner Sara Payne, MBE, features in this issue. Her experience of stroke has made her increasingly determined to fight back and make her voice heard. In her words, she is 'a stroke survivor, not a stroke victim'. You can read about how Sara has adapted her lifestyle to cope with the effects of her stroke. Other highlights include musical legend, Alwyn James, the inspiring story of how the UK Thames Bridges Bike Ride event evolved, and an article about why our new brand is so important in driving forward the needs of everyone affected by stroke.