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Charles

Charles joined Side by Side seven years ago after a circle of support and a special Medicaid program helped him move from a nursing home to a real home with a real family in a real community. He is our dedicated salad chef and rotating dominoes champ.

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Angie

As a teenager, Angie was injured on Christmas Day in a car accident that claimed the life of her boyfriend. She is known at the Clubhouse for her happy spirit, persistence and ability to get anywhere she wants to go and do anything she wants to do. Angie creates fantastic, sometimes impossible, lunch menus and…

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Marcus

Marcus’s humor and dance skills are lunchtime entertainment at the Clubhouse. He remembers well a successful career as an electronics specialist in the Navy, but since a car accident in 2001 left him in a coma for more than a month, he has trouble remembering small things, like to take big steps and how to get…

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Debbie

Deprived of oxygen for a time as a result of a 1980 motor vehicle accident, Debbie was also paralyzed on her right side. She has worked hard in therapy and has come a long way back. Debbie is now able to work a part time job and has found the time to publish a book…

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Richie

Like so many people with brain injuries, Richie can no longer drive and needs a way to socialize. Using rapid transit he works part time and attends the Clubhouse on his day off. Even though he can no longer pursue his career as a drummer, his life is fully lived.

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Jawbones & Sawbones vs. Harlem Wizards

Thanks to our volunteers, players, sponsors, members, and staff, we were able to raise over $45,000 (after expenses) toward the Side by Side Scholarship Fund. That means more than 300 days a person with brain injury can work on their personal goals for recovery, regardless of their ability to pay. We appreciate the community’s support…

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Wife of a Clubhouse member

My husband began attending Side by Side 1½ years ago, and after a long nine year journey with brain injury, Side by Side was a breath of fresh air. When he is helped, it benefits our whole family.

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Mother of a Clubhouse member

The Clubhouse has been a wonderful place for her to re-learn socialization skills that were lost due to her traumatic brain injury. The Clubhouse has been a lifesaver for my daughter.

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