A new campaign is being launched this Christmas to raise awareness of aphasia - the condition which leaves some stroke survivors struggling to communicate.
Around 11,000 people have a stroke every year in Wales and one third of these will be left with aphasia.
According to a survey from the Stroke Association, many sufferers say regaining the ability to wish loved ones a Merry Christmas, would be the perfect gift, as Hannah Thomas reports.
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