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Children’s Health

Liam Willman, IWK Patient

Liam Willman

Liam was born with half a heart. After five surgeries and countless stays at the IWK, Liam is a happy and healthy three year old.

Carter Theriault, IWK Patient

Carter Theriault

Weighing only one pound 15 ounces at birth, baby Carter from Mineville, Nova Scotia made his debut into the world 14 weeks early, at just 26 weeks gestation.

Murchison Family

Howard & Judy Murchison

Grandparents often serve as role models for younger generations, sharing their stories and lessons learned. They are a part of the ups and downs within their family they love with all their heart.

Emily MacEachern, IWK Patient

Emily MacEachern

In 2014, Emily was struggling with an eating disorder that affected everyday life.

Alyssa Sippley, IWK Patient

Alyssa Sippley

The story of Alyssa Sippley and her family has touched people around the world. Alyssa became so sick after contracting the strep bacteria that she was given only a 5% chance of survival. Doctors ultimately made the difficult decision to amputate her limbs to save her life.