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Amanda and Olive

A Baseball-Sized Brain Tumour

Olive was vomiting with alarming regularity. The five-year-old from St. David’s began complaining about pain in her eyes and she was uncharacteristically lethargic. Read more

Ethan Zahn and his family from Niagara Falls

Living Free with Crohn’s Disease

What started as mild digestive discomfort in 2011 kept becoming more painful.

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Ozzie

Climbing Onwards and Upwards

When Ozzie celebrated his second birthday and was not walking yet, his mother Erin knew something was wrong. Read more

Mother Jessica with her son, Riley

Born 17 Weeks Early

Jessica and Tyler of Brantford were devastated when they lost their son Reece in June 2016. Read more

Mila with her doctor

Bouncing Back from Brain Cancer

Mila began to complain about severe headaches. In January 2016, the five-year-old from Welland also started to vomit frequently. Read more

Samantha

Never Alone – A Mental Health Journey

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

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

A Winning Smile

It was 20 weeks into her pregnancy, during a routine ultrasound in Niagara Falls, that Monica learned her unborn son Mason might be facing multiple medical challenges that could seriously affect his quality of life. Read more