Julie

A New Normal

It happened so quickly. It was just another typical day for Julie at home when she accidentally lost her balance and hit her head, resulting in serious medical consequences. Read more

Samantha

Never Alone – A Mental Health Journey

Self-harming became a regular part of Samantha’s life. Read more

Christine Hilton

Living with Lung Cancer

The cough just would not go away, but a diagnosis of lung cancer was the last thing she expected. Read more

Brandon Clark

A Second Shot at Life

When Brandon Clark felt the shotgun blast rip through his back, he could hardly believe that it was really happening to him. Read more

Avery

Avery’s Song: A Triumphant Journey

“Singing is my passion,” says 19-year-old Avery of Hamilton. “I’ve been singing for as long as I can remember and I want to keep singing forever. It’s been a coping mechanism that’s helped me through some tough times.” Read more

Francis Asis

Young Father No Longer Afraid of Tomorrow

What started as a carefree family vacation for 32-year-old Francis Asis of Milton turned into the fight of his life. Read more

Bob Nedelko

“Luck was on My Side”

“It started with a searing pain in my head,” says Bob Nedelko of Vineland, who owns a No Frills store in downtown Burlington. Read more

Patient Chris Weylie

Helping Patients Smile

Chris Weylie has endured a lifetime of medical challenges, but the teams at St. Peter’s Hospital have worked to enhance his quality of life for nearly 14 years. Read more

Keylan, Michele and Kinley

Two Generations of Care at McMaster Children’s Hospital

It all started with mild aches and pains that seemed to be no cause for alarm. Read more

Working Toward a Brighter Tomorrow

A large unexplained bruise on her leg was the first sign of something being terribly wrong. When Dorothy Vernon-Brown of Mississauga visited a walk-in clinic to have the bruise examined, she received the shock of her life. The blood tests revealed that she had cancer. Read more