CommonHealth: One Musician’s Journey Back From A Brain Hemorrhage
Too often, we rely on words like “miracle” and “amazing,” but the fact that Jason Crigler is once again able to play his guitar and sing is amazing, maybe even a miracle.
In 2004, Crigler suffered from a massive brain hemorrhage. He joins Radio Boston to share his powerful, hopeful story about what happens when a doctor’s diagnosis is wrong.
- Rachel Zimmerman, co-host of WBUR’s CommonHealth blog
- Jason Crigler, musician who recovered from a severe brain hemorrhage in 2004.
- CommonHealth: When The Grim Prognosis Is Wrong: A Brain Injury With A Happy Ending
- NPR Music: Jason Crigler: Hope And Recovery
The first song that Crigler composed after his injury was “The Books On The Shelf,” which he said re-instilled his self confidence. Here he is performing the song in 2008:
Crigler and sister travel around the country to talk about his journey back to health. Their presentation is called Defying The Odds:
- Listen: Weekdays, 3 p.m. on 90.9 FM
- Live Call-In: (800) 423-TALK
- Listener Voicemail: (617) 358-0607