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Memphis-Shelby County Schools board member suffers stroke

The school district announced Stephanie Love is currently in the hospital undergoing tests.
Credit: Memphis-Shelby County Schools

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis-Shelby County Schools Board Member Stephanie Love suffered a stroke Saturday and is currently hospitalized, the district announced. 

According to MSCS, she is undergoing a range of tests and treatment. 

"We ask the community to keep her and her family uplifted in prayer during this trying time," said MSCS in a statement. "She is looking forward to getting back to work representing the students, parents and schools in her district as soon as possible."   

Further information will be provided from a family spokesperson as it becomes available.

Stephanie Love was elected to the Shelby County School Board in 2014 and later re-elected in August of 2016. She currently serves as the co-chair of the Community Outreach and Engagement Committee.

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