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Your stories


Harmony’s heart story began when she was still inside her mother’s womb which she shared with her twin sister, Mya.

15 April 2021 |


When Aliona started feeling breathless, she thought it was just a sign she was unfit. She never expected doctors would find a tumour the size of a rockmelon pressing on her heart and lung.

14 April 2021 |


Mia lost her arms and legs to sepsis when she was four, but today, according to her mum Amy she’s as active as any other eight-year-old.

17 March 2021 |


Seventeen-year-old Asha was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma, a type of bone cancer that mostly affects children and young people.

21 December 2020 |


Spencer was playing happily with his truck at his Brisbane home one day when he tried and failed to stand up. Earlier that day in 2019 Spencer, who was three days away from his second birthday, had fallen over suddenly.

1 September 2020 |


Sophie was in constant pain, which was impacting her schooling and her day-to-day life. After being referred to the Queensland Interdisciplinary Paediatric Persistent Pain Service she developed strategies to overcome her pain – and learned she was stronger than she thought.

27 July 2020 |
Last updated: 27 June 2017
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