Home / For Patients & Families / Success Stories / Stroke Stroke Phoenix North People often think strokes only affect older people, but a stroke can strike at any age. During basketball practice, 14-year-old Phoenix North collapsed and suffered a massive stroke. Three surgeries and many months of rehab later, Phoenix continues to make progress. Watch Phoenix’s story here Cassandra Gray A stroke left Cassandra paralyzed on her right side. Thanks to RIM's stroke team, she is back to work and back to life. Click here to read her story.