When you have a child, you can’t help thinking about what their future holds. For Adam’s parents, however, it’s all about living for today, since they have no idea what tomorrow will bring.
Catman: Born a Superhero
Thomas is special. One of the reasons for this is his rare genetic condition: only one in 75,000 babies is born with partial tetrasomy of chromosome 22 (known colloquially as cat eye syndrome). But more than that, he is a special human being through and through.
18 Years Old, Dreamy and Tired
I don’t know if I’ll have the strength to get out of bed this morning. I don’t feel like calling in sick to work. Barely out from under my sheets, I prick my disfigured fingertips again.
Believing in Santa Claus
For right around this time 9 years ago, Maëlle was stricken with a mysterious illness that specialists struggled to identify: myasthenia gravis. And that was on top of her existing diagnosis of autism.
“Cancer in her lungs and bone marrow. Stage 4.” The most advanced stage there is. These were the doctor’s words on March 27, 2017. And to think, Joanna-Laura thought her appointment at Sainte-Justine was for a simple backache!
Not only do the lights you lit make our majestic tree sparkle, they also brighten the hearts of the families who will be spending the holidays at the hospital this year.