Stories of Courage and Hope

Personal stories of courage and hope exemplify what the brain tumour community is all about. No matter how you have been affected by a brain tumour, you will find stories that comfort and inspire.

Stories are shared in a variety of ways:

Hats Tribute           
                            
 
Your Stories. Written by you.      

  
                   
Stories of the movement


With the Hats Tribute you will be touched by the many people who have shared their special hat to showcase the reach of brain tumours.
 
This collection of personal stories have been written by brain tumour patients and survivors as well as their loved ones. They are personal perspectives on about how patients and families find strength and hope and stories of perseverance.                   These stories of patients, survivors, family and caregivers, share how they are involved in the organization and where their journey has taken them.                          

 

Thank You to everyone who has shared their story, your courage to share provides hope and support to others.

Share your story and share your experiences with others.

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Featured Story

Janet and Adam's Story: Beating the odds to share another birthday together

Turning the same age, on the same day as my husband, never gets old. They call us, Astro-Twins. According to many different sources, the odds were low that it would have lasted. His Auntie May discouraged it from the start saying, “You are both Sagittarians and should NOT be together.” My daughter Isobel did a quick calculation. Fun fact. In a group of 100 people there is a 2.8% chance of two people having the same birthday.

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Spotlight

Lawrence's Story: Be happy, live happy

Lawrence, a successful businessman, is not one to take a decline in memory lightly. Lawrence was in Winnipeg, at home on leave from his...

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Alicia's Story: You gotta laugh every day

It’s hard to capture an infectious giggle in words, but that’s exactly what you get when you speak to Alicia. Alicia is now 20 years...

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