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Meet CassandraJune 17, 2013
A visit from Dr. Goodbear while in the hospital can lift the spirits of a sick child, but many families don’t know that Dr. Goodbear has gone through a similar experience. Peter Verbong, who has been bringing joy to kids for 13 years as their favourite bear, knows what it’s like to have a child spend time at Children’s Hospital….
Meet KydenJune 3, 2013
Six-year-old Kyden Turner isn’t able to walk, but his family is doing everything they can to ensure his body is ready if it happens one day. Kyden was diagnosed with collagen VI congenital myopathy, a form of muscular dystrophy which causes muscle weakness and loss of muscle tissue, in 2010. The diagnosis is rare, as Kyden is the only one…
Meet PaisleyMay 16, 2013
Parents of an 11-month-old should be cherishing the moments as they take their first steps and say their first words, but Amy and Maurice Millette are hoping for more. The Millette’s 11-month-old daughter, Paisley, has been in Children’s Hospital since Feb. 9 after the family received the diagnosis that she had two brain tumors, also referred to as atypical teratoid…