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We hear this so often: “I did not start a website with the intention of healing. But that is what happened.” Many people come to CaringBridge, at first, to streamline communication during a health crisis. But then the love and hope streams in from family and friends. Sharing their stories helps people make sense of things – and so many things on a health journey just don’t make sense. We’ve learned, too, that even when there’s not a cure, there’s a power in sharing stories.

Sisters Greta & Anna: Fighting Hodgkins & Deployment together
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Sisters and Best Friends, Conquering Challenges Together

There’s a saying out there about being kind to people no matter what, because we’re all fighting our own battles. In the Geist family, they’ve experienced two battles. One is now, thankfully, conquered—18-year-old Greta’s fight against Hodgkin’s Lymphoma is coming to a close, as recent tests came back showing no signs of her cancer. “I… Read More

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An Important Lesson: Living in the Moment

When I was sitting by Frank’s hospital bed, wondering if he was going to live another day, I remember thinking about life, and how we had arrived at this moment. I learned an important lesson over the last two years: living through a traumatic experience can bring some life lessons home, even when you don’t… Read More

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A Wounded Warrior Heals

Sergeant First Class Cory Remsburg, one of the inspiring individuals featured in our book of CaringBridge stories, was recently interviewed on Katie Couric’s ABC show, Katie. Watch the clip now:

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The "More Caring Messages" Greeting Card Contest Winners

A photographer, a dedicated friend, a doctor: each of these individuals brought a unique point of view that resulted in a winning card in the “More Caring Messages” greeting card contest from CaringBridge and Hallmark Cards. The winners included Holly Hildreth of Columbus, O.H., Elaine Mathis of Irmo, S.C., and Dr. Michelle Brosnan of Roslyn… Read More

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Abby Brown, Breast Cancer Survivor
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A Story that Started Right Here: Journaling About Cancer

Writing is something I have always enjoyed (well, with the exception of required research papers.) But a busy lifestyle as a teacher and mother hadn’t allowed time for much more than an annual holiday letter these past years. Being on a medical leave during my breast cancer treatment brought my fingers to the keyboard, though…. Read More

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Clara and Liam after his infant kidney transplant.
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An Infant Kidney Transplant: Liam’s Story

At just two months of age, baby Liam was diagnosed with end stage kidney failure. Not exactly what you think you’re going to hear when you think your baby has a case of terrible colic. Liam’s startling diagnosis came with a realization that the health of their baby in grave danger and he needed an… Read More

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