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Emilia Clarke thanks fans for their support – after revealing brain aneurysm battle

The actress suffered two life-threatening brain aneurysms while filming Game of Thrones

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Emilia Clarke has thanked her fans for their “overwhelming” support, after revealing her brain aneurysm battle.

The Game of Thrones actress revealed that she suffered two life-threatening brain aneurysms, in a candid essay for The New Yorker.

Posting a heartfelt video on Instagram, Emilia said, “Hi everyone, I had to put a video up to say thank you.”

“The response to my story has been overwhelming and deeply and profoundly moving so thank you so much.”

 

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🙏🏻 A million million thank you’s to everyone who has read shared and sent love for my story, it’s a beautiful thing to behold and I can’t quite believe how many of you this has affected! #❤️@sameyouorg is ready to hear your stories, how you recovered and what could have made that recovery experience better. By hearing your stories we can build a case for an improved aftercare experience for all in the future…who wouldn’t want that! #sameyoucharity #love #sometimestheworldshowsyouwhatkindesslookslike #thankyou #❤️ #💪🏻 #🙌

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She captioned the post, “A million million thank you’s to everyone who has read shared and sent love for my story, it’s a beautiful thing to behold and I can’t quite believe how many of you this has affected!”

The 32-year-old opened up about her struggles to shed light on the charity SameYou, which she has been working on for a “fair few years”.

The charity helps to provide treatment for people recovering from brain injuries and stroke.