(Bill Graveland/ Global News) — Andre Lavoie knew almost immediately that he was suffering a stroke.
The 60-year-old from Calgary was helping his wife put away groceries in 2015 when he dropped a can onto the floor.
“I bent to pick it up with my left arm and… nothing. I could not pick it up,” Lavoie said in an interview with The Canadian Press.
“I said ‘Oh My God. I’m having a stroke.’ Luckily it did not affect my judgment and I went to my wife and said ‘call 911.”’ (…)