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Nichols Health Update

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Nichelle Nichols is recovering after suffering a mild stroke Wednesday night.

The actress is back to posting on her Facebook page.

According to this morning’s update, “The MRI showed that Nichelle Nichols had a minor stroke. She will start therapy this morning to evaluate how much damage was done, and try to determine her chances for a full or partial recovery. The therapists will test her hand at writing and legs to see if she can stand and walk on her own. Last night Nichelle remained alert, and cheerful.

“When we told her about the love and support coming in from around the world she smiled and asked to see the posts on her Facebook.

“Thank you again for all of your kind words. Keep them coming because Nichelle is reading them.”

Her Facebook readers are encouraged to “feel free to post your pictures with Nichelle and a story about when you met her.”

In response to a poster on her Facebook page, Nichols said, “Thank you, sweetheart. I’m feeling much better.”

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6 thoughts on “Nichols Health Update

  1. I don’t do Facebook, but I’m glad she’s feeling better. Best wishes for a fast and complete recovery!

  2. Latest update from her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialNichelleNichols/posts/899020633474117

    Update #3 11:55am June 10, 2015

    Nichelle Nichols will be released from West Hills Hospital this afternoon. She is doing very well and the doctors have high hopes for a rapid recovery with in home physical therapy. She is saddened to have to cancel this weekends appearance at Eternal Con but plans to get back on the road as soon as possible and has every intention of making it toFLORIDA SUPERCON in Miami, FL June 26-28, 2015.

    Once again thank you all for the love and support.

    – Zachery McGinnis
    Galactic Productions, LLC

  3. I would cancel all of her appearances for the rest of this year; she needs to recover fully from this, not just do a few weeks of recovery and then be back on the road at conventions.

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