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Headway shop volunteer shares brain injury story to raise awareness

Mon 03 Jun 2019

The Metro has covered the story of one of our shop volunteers to promote national Volunteers' Week. 

 

Football fanatic Stewart was eagerly awaiting England's opening match against Russia when a group of hooligans attacked him from behind.

He suffered two near-fatal blows to the head, first with a chair and then with an iron bar. Stewart was rushed to hospital and spent the next few months fighting for his life in a coma before returning home.

Following his extensive injuries, 50-year old Stewart found that volunteering at the Headway Hinckley shop helped him to re-establish a sense of normality that he thought he had lost forever.

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