‘Game of Thrones’ Fans Raise Over £80,000 for Emilia Clarke’s Brain Injury Fundraiser

‘Game of Thrones’ Fans Raise Over £80,000 for Emilia Clarke’s Brain Injury Fundraiser

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When Emilia Clarke was just twenty-four-years-old, she suffered two major brain aneurysms, right after she had finished filming the first season of Game of Thrones. Earlier this year, Clarke revealed details about her brain injury in a New Yorker piece. Specifically, she spoke about her experience suffering a near-fatal stroke and how she ended up needing multiple brain surgeries, all throughout the same time she was filming for the show. On March 21st, Clarke launched SameYou, which, according to the website, helps “young adults become themselves again after brain injury and stroke”. Since its launch, the fundraising campaign has accumulated …