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Anthony

Published: Dec 12th, 2011

Anthony suffered bleeding problems from birth and was plagued by bruises and excessive bleeding for the first seven years of his life. At the age of six, Anthony was finally […]

Effie

Effie finds life through new lungs

Published: Dec 12th, 2011

Georgia and Tom were parents to be of twins- Effie and Aris. However, sixteen weeks into her pregnancy, she and Tom learned that Effie had a congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), […]

Brianna

Brianna recovering from life-threatening cancer

Published: Dec 12th, 2011

Brianna started her life fighting, fighting for a chance to live. Her future was in question only five weeks after her birth. Brianna became very ill and eventually was seen […]

The Bright Triplets

Published: Dec 6th, 2011

Ashley, Brittney and Caitlin were born 27 weeks premature and each weighed less than two pounds.  The fight for their survival began from the moment their mom was transported to […]

Wyatt Thomas

Published: Dec 6th, 2011

During his last physical before leaving Shands Children’s Hospital at the University of Florida, UF physicians discovered a serious heart murmur in two-day-old Wyatt Thomas. His parents, Ann and Johnny […]

Cat Chennell

Published: Dec 6th, 2011

Cat Chennell’s grandmother, Lila Johnston, wept when asked how it felt to see Cat play like a normal 9-year-old girl. “Your heart just explodes into crying,” she said as she […]

Michael

Michael

Published: Nov 8th, 2011

Michael was diagnosed with a brain tumor called fibrillary astrocytoma, grade II at the age of 8, when he had begun to show significant symptoms; he had lost the use […]

Josef

Josef

Published: Nov 8th, 2011

Josef’s Bounce Back! From the time he was born, Josef had trouble breathing and suffered from colds every month. When he became sick again shortly after his family moved to […]