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Fallbrook resident turns tragedy into opportunity


Last updated 11/23/2017 at Noon

Kathleen Newhouse, survivor of a severe traumatic brain injury and Fallbrook resident, works on one of her paintings, with a completed one hanging behind her. Courtesy photo

FALLBROOK – Longtime Fallbrook resident Kathleen Newhouse is being hailed as a miracle survivor. She is known locally as Mrs. Newhouse and as the former owner of Fallbrook Martial Arts. She experienced a ruptured brain abscess while with her family in Mexico in 2006. The incident ravaged her brain and nearly cost her life.

Despite being given a less than five percent chance of survival and the likelihood of living in a vegetative state, Newhouse endured a decade-long journey and recovered.

Now considered a severe traumatic brain injury survivor, Newhouse has spent the past 11 years tryi...

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