Jayden's Journey

Jayden's Journey

When there is an organ donor, life springs from death, sorrow turns to hope, and a terrible loss becomes a gift.

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A Heart for Cody

A Heart for Cody

Seventeen months is a long time to wait, especially for something as important as a new heart.

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Anna's Story

Anna's Story

She only has half a heart but half is all she needs…

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Davita Friedland's Story (as told by mother, Hadley)

Davita Friedland's Story (as told by mother, Hadley)

It all started with a routine 6-month ultrasound.

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Newborn has heart attack, thrives after heart transplant

Newborn has heart attack, thrives after heart transplant

Today, 10-week old Kaleb Busch looks like any other bouncing baby boy. But at birth he suffered a massive heart attack that caused the left side of his heart to fail.

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Dylan Seabrook's Story

Dylan Seabrook's Story

I went to Tisdale to be there in time to go to Dr. Shewchuk with Dylan to get his o.k. for the trip to Edmonton – his chest sounded clear, so Dr. Shewchuk told Dylan to cross his fingers, arms, and legs so the operation would go well.
Dylan did all three – crossed his fingers, arms, and legs…

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Robyn Ward's Story

Robyn Ward's Story

Baby Robyn Arielle Ward was born on April 6th, 2004. Her big sister Rebecca Ann (4 yrs old) was so excited to have her wish for a baby sister come true.

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Marcus Trickett's Story

Marcus Trickett's Story

Five weeks before our son was born we were told the devastating news that our baby had Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.

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Ryan Smethurst's Story (as told by his mother, Heidi)

Ryan Smethurst's Story (as told by his mother, Heidi)

Six years ago today, I was juggling life with a newborn, a two and a half year old, and an almost five year old.

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David Adomako-Ansah's Story

David Adomako-Ansah's Story

From the start of 2006, all the way up until the middle of 2009, I have been faced with situations unbearable. I’ve come to realize that too many times in life; people are faced with hardships and tough decisions to make. The road to success is never smooth, especially with all the obstacles we must encounter to succeed.

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Aidan Meilleur-Wilson's Story

Aidan Meilleur-Wilson's Story

My name is Aidan Meilleur-Wilson, and I am 3 years old. Some people have referred to me as “the Miracle Baby”, but Mommy and Daddy always seem to introduce me as “our little devil”. Apparently it all began the day I was born.

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What Christmas Means to Me

What Christmas Means to Me

Early December 2004: time to get some serious Christmas shopping done.
December 9th: suddenly buying the best Christmas presents shrinks into insignificance.

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