Nine-year-old stroke survivor Elijah Rutherford reads his acceptance speech while his mother Jennifer and fellow stroke survivor Mark McEwen look on at the National Stroke Association's 2012 RAISE ... more 
Nine-year-old stroke survivor Elijah Rutherford reads his acceptance speech while his mother Jennifer and fellow stroke survivor Mark McEwen look on at the National Stroke Association's 2012 RAISE Awards on Friday Oct. 19, 2012, in Denver. Rutherford won the National Stroke Association's 2012 RAISE Award for most creative. (Photo by Jack Dempsey/Invision for National Stroke Assocation/AP Images) less 
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Sat, Oct 20, 2012 10:26 AM EDT