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  • In A Split Second

    Living in the World With Cerebral Palsy by

    What is it like to grow up with cerebral palsy? How does a child cope throughout life with a disability? What obstacles will they be faced with while trying to reach their goals and achieve their dreams? Kyle Scott was diagnosed with a mystery ...


  • Big Breath In

    The Fight to Breathe and the Journey to a Double-Lung Transplant by

    Big Breath In follows the ups and fateful downs of living with cystic fibrosis (CF), the journey to receiving a double lung transplant, and the hope of a second chance at life that transplant brings. Documenting the daily struggle of living with CF, ...


  • 10-33

    An Officer Down Steps Back Up by

    10-33 – the portable radio code every police officer dreads. “Officer down.” On November 27, 1998, Laurie White, in her third year as a constable with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, was that “Officer down.” Shot in the line of duty, Laurie had ...


  • Three Minutes for a Dog

    My Life in an Iron Lung by

    Contrary to popular belief Polio is not extinct. This is the true story of an indomitable spirit afflicted with unimaginable physical and psychological challenges. Paul Alexander’s life is a saga that started in 1946 and has been profoundly shaped ...


  • Mending Nerves

    An Empathetic Journey with Multiple Sclerosis by

    EVERYTHING THAT HE THOUGHT would happen could no longer happen. His failing physical abilities reminded him while his eyes affirmed this truth. Or so he thought. Mending Nerves follows the journey of Lobio, a seasoned physiotherapist working ...


  • Lost - 7 hours to Live

    The Paul Kerr story and his 2nd chance at life. by

    It was a beautiful early summer day on the Kootaney's one to remember. I was home, My town that I knew well and the people knew me. Carbon Compound helmet on I headed out for a bike ride up Grey Creek Pass. On my return that afternoon something ...


  • Love is Blind

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    Excited and full of the confidence of youth, totally blind Ruth arrived in London, England, to study Physiotherapy. She spoke the same language, was domestically independent, and had good mobility skills: how hard could this be? As it turns out, ...


  • Building a Boy

    A Mother's Memoir by

    The doctor said, “There appears to be something wrong with your baby from the head down.” I had never imagined I would give birth to a child with so many extreme needs. Professionals told me to place my son in an institution and walk away. I ...


  • Lessons Learned

    My Journey to the Podium by

    Life constantly changes the shots it throws at us. Do you know what to do when life’s on a breakaway to your open net? Or, do you know how to face a major roadblock in your career? Furthermore, are you looking for gold medal-winning strategies ...


  • You're Not Dead

    The story of a boy by

    You’re Not Dead chronicles its Hero’s travels during his ten-month hospitalization, beginning with his viral meningoencephalitis, and ending with his struggle to regain his life and independence. Acerbic and illuminating, You’re Not Dead pulls the ...