Alison Brie Recalls Scary Accident That Nearly Left Her Blind at Age 7

For Alison Brie, falling down on the playground almost changed everything.
 
During the May 11 episode of HypochondriActor podcast, the 37-year-old recalled experiencing a freak accident at age 7 when she fell and hit the back of her head on concrete.
 
“I was a really petite kid [and] I was just running across the playground and not looking, and I bumped into another little girl in my class, who was like four times bigger than me,” the Community

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alum recalled, adding that her older sister Lauren
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was there and assisted to her to the nurse’s office, “Thank God.”
 
“As I’m walking up to the nurse’s office, I just feel a little out of it,” she continued. “I clearly had a concussion. But I don’t know this at seven or eight, but I just feel out of it and foggy, but I can still see.”
 
Since the nurse was already out of office for the day, Allison explained that staff came up with an alternative solution.

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