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STAFF PHOTO/KELLI CATANA Barbara Pavone (left) thanks Carrie Coty, her speech and language therapist, for helping her regain her ability to speak. On Oct. 27, 2011, Pavone was in a car accident and suffered a traumatic-brain injury that left her in a coma for two weeks. In the past 17 months, Pavone has also been working on balance and learning to cook and clean again with the help of senior occupational therapist Natalie Smith (behind).