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On Thursday, March 31st Chris left the house at approximately 11:30 a.m. with our daughter, Kayley, to go to her scheduled doctors appointment. During our daughters appointment Chris interrupted the nurse that was speaking, which is very much out of character for him, and said he wasn't feeling well, then asked to use the bathroom.
As he stood to exit the room and go to the door he was disoriented and could not seem to make contact with the door handle. He swayed, stumbled a little and sat back down. The young triage nurse asked if he needed a glass of water? He said, "no, I need an ambulance. I am having a stroke".
Kayley said her dad knew enough to know he was not okay. He was not able to reach into his pocket to grab the car keys for his daughter to drive his car, nor was he able to dial out on his phone.