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Monique Ong: A Survivor, Warrior & A Change Maker

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Many stories inspire and motivate, but only a few powerful stories can fill you with hope and remind you that nothing is a hindrance to success if one has courage and determination. Such is the story of Monique Ong. In June 2017, Monique sustained a severe traumatic brain injury that left her in a coma for 21 days. When she finally woke up, she could not eat, sit, or walk. Doctors told her that her brain was operating at below-average capacity. She was also diagnosed with aphasia, a disorder arising from a severe TBI that causes the patient to have trouble speaking, reading, writing, and understanding language. Read More