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  • Alice

    Meet Alice

    April 1, 2014

    April 2012 may go down as one of the scariest months in the life of Kennis Yuk Yee Fung, that month her daughter was born at 26 weeks weighing less than two pounds. With only a 50 per cent chance of survival at the time Alice is about to celebrate her second birthday, and the role the Neonatal Intensive Care…

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    Meet Maverick

    February 7, 2014

    A maverick is defined as being independent in behaviour and thought, but you can add resilient and fighter to that definition after meeting seven-month-old Maverick Vanderzwaag. When Maverick was born he was diagnosed with congenital heart disease which included defects such as double outlet right ventricle, transposition of the great arteries, atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect and narrowing of…

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  • Laura

    Meet Laura

    October 21, 2013

    Being told shortly after the birth of your child that she may not survive is a devastating experience for parents, but four-year-old Laura Biesheuvel has defied the odds. When Laura was born doctors told her parents, Sandra and Peter Biesheuvel, she had suffered an intracranial hemorrhage (bleeding in the brain) and had an extra fold in her brain they had…

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