Executive Director Maura Silverman poses for a portrait on Thursday, June 11, 2015 from the Triangle Aphasia Project office in Cary. Silverman founded the Triangle Aphasia Project in 2003 to help individuals suffering from brain damage that has limited their ability to communicate. The nonprofit also offers support to families as they learn to adjust to their loved ones needs and limitations.
Executive Director Maura Silverman poses for a portrait on Thursday, June 11, 2015 from the Triangle Aphasia Project office in Cary. Silverman founded the Triangle Aphasia Project in 2003 to help individuals suffering from brain damage that has limited their ability to communicate. The nonprofit also offers support to families as they learn to adjust to their loved ones needs and limitations. Tegan Johnston tjohnston@newsobserver.com
Executive Director Maura Silverman poses for a portrait on Thursday, June 11, 2015 from the Triangle Aphasia Project office in Cary. Silverman founded the Triangle Aphasia Project in 2003 to help individuals suffering from brain damage that has limited their ability to communicate. The nonprofit also offers support to families as they learn to adjust to their loved ones needs and limitations. Tegan Johnston tjohnston@newsobserver.com

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