Clemson author publishes book on stroke aftermath

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

CLEMSON — Like most married couples, Laura Garren and Chuck Linnell like to rib each other and share the inside jokes that come with any long relationship.

That relationship was radically redefined in a matter of seconds in 2008, when Chuck suffered a catastrophic stroke at the age of 56.

Garren recently published “Stroke Happens: A Caretaker’s Memoir,” a book chronicling just how their lives changed in the aftermath, as Linnell began the recovery process and Garren navigated their new reality.

Garren discussed the book during a signing the couple held at Nick’s recently. The Clemson tavern is a

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