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Stroke leaves 15-year-old, family, in need


June 13, 2017

BROCK NICHOLS, right, lies in a hospital bed during a visit with cousin Brady Nichols.

A Sweet Home High School freshman who suffered a stroke last week is at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in Portland as doctors seek to determine what caused it.

The boy’s extended family is seeking the community’s help while his parents attend to him at the hospital.

Brock Nichols, 15, suffered a stroke sometime Thursday night or Friday morning, his uncle Tristan Nichols said. Brock didn’t realize anything was wrong initially, not until Brock’s father, Tim Nichols, noticed right away Friday morning that something was wrong.

Tim Nichols took Brock to Samaritan Lebanon Comm...

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