Stories

Patients and family caregivers have shared their stories hoping that you, too, may believe healing is possible, and valuable, no matter the health outcome.

Family Made Healing Choice to Just Slow Down

Homemade slime has helped make whole again the Bratland family of Shoreview, MN, after 4-year-old Trip suffered devastating injuries in a car crash in April 2013, on the way to preschool. Jars of the ...

Moms Feel Gratitude for Sons’ Survival

In addition to being moms of sons starting a new school year, Erica Bratland, Claire Schwab, Amy Beasley and Nicole Pierson, none of whom have met, have something else in common. Their hearts are full...

Family Defines the New ‘Normal’ After Stroke

Three years after a shower emboli stroke left her in a non-responsive state for 10 days, followed by two months at three different hospitals, Christine Richards’ health journey continues. She sp...

Family Makes Own Path After Childhood Cancer

Katie and Mike with their son, Will, a childhood cancer survivor After your child has had cancer, thinking about the bigger picture is hard. It puts you in a different state of mind. I have to keep my...