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UPDATE!!! Support Rene Pastor's Stroke Recovery

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My name is Cristina Pastor, a newspaper reporter, wife, and mother of one.

Early morning of June 29, I saw my husband, Rene, sprawled on the floor trying to get up. I was in the same room doing editing work and yet I did not hear anything, not a thud, not a call for my name, not a cry for help.

The doctor said Rene had a ‘significant stroke.’ His speech is impaired and his right side paralyzed. He’s been in the hospital for a week now.

He is supposed to be transferred to a rehab facility but his insurance has yet to be straightened out. I have no idea what medical services he’s entitled to, how much he pays, etc. The cost staring me in the face is enormous. I would be thankful to all of you if you could help out our family.

UPDATE: Rene had a second fall about 3 days ago July 11. Doctors said they are still investigating how it happened, and if it looked like he had a second stroke. He’s back at ICU and has been intubated to allow breathing. Let's continue to pray for him.



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cristina d pastor
Edison, NJ

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