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Finding a Positive Outlook to Help Others Heal

Candice and Tim S. – Skydiving Recovery

When Candice S. learned her husband, Tim, had been in a skydiving accident, she was more than 60 miles from the hospital—a three hour drive in rush-hour traffic. The doctors at the trauma center filled her in on the injuries when she arrived: fractured skull, three brain bleeds, and split […]

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Hope After a Diagnosis of Li-Fraumeni

Hope after Li-Fraumeni Syndrome Diagnosis

The thought of trying to keep everyone updated on both Brent and Laura’s conditions was overwhelming, especially as part of Brent’s treatment involved spending months in New York, 500 miles away from their home in Ohio. CaringBridge, Ann says, has allowed her to stay connected to friends and family, as […]

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Volunteer of the Month – March 2014

March 2014 Family of the Month

Every month, CaringBridge likes to recognize a caregiver, volunteer or family that exemplifies our mission to amplify love, hope and compassion in the world. Everyone wonders what they would do if they were to win a large sum of money. Would they spend it purchasing new things like cars, trips, […]

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5 Easy-DIY Thank You Gifts

DIY Gift Ideas

Treat Them Right Make a Body Scrub for a spa experience in their home shower. It takes two minutes. Mix together either 2 cups sugar (can be brown or granulated) and 1 cup carrier oil of your choice (olive oil is very moisturizing, as is coconut or jojoba). To add […]

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Life & Recovery after a Brain Aneurysm

Lisa – Brain Aneurysm Survivor with her family.

Lisa remembers getting up early one morning, taking a walk with her church group, then having a cup of cup of coffee. She looked at her watch and realized she was going to be late to her personal training appointment. And that’s all she remembers for the following five weeks, […]

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