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Jonathan Tropper
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Aneurysm

An aneurysm is a balloon like structure that occurs in blood vessels when the wall of the vessels has been weakened. This balloon like structure allows blood to pool until the pressure of the blood volume causes the weakened vessel wall to burst. This can be a fatal condition. Silver has one of these aneurysms in his heart, a condition that is allowing blood clots to flow freely through his blood stream, causing his small strokes. It could burst, which would cause Silver to bleed to death.

TMI

TMIs, or Transient Ischemic Attacks, are mini strokes. Silver suffers one or more of these mini strokes while his aneurysm is active and he chooses not to have surgery to repair it.

Yarmulke

Silver’s family is Jewish. After Silver refuses surgery for an aneurysm, Silver’s father drags him to various religious ceremonies, including a bris where...

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