A stroke can happen at any time to anyone. After a stroke, or cerebrovascular accident, the level of recovery will vary from person to person. Gwen suffered a stroke and has partially regained use of her body. Her story is so inspiring that it should be heard by all. This is Gwen’s story recalled to assist the public in the understanding of the human experience. Gwen shares her trials and triumphs in this article. She recalls experiences that were trying, but she faced them with utmost strength and determination. Safeguarding the dignity of a person with a disability is of utmost importance. As the reader will see in her story, it is the right of the individual, the ethical thing to do, to treat all with respect while safeguarding their dignity.