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Zoe

My daughter Zoe is a bubbly, outgoing four year old who loves ballet, music, and swimming. Like most four year olds, her interests change all the time – right now, her favourite movie is...

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Mike

Over the course of five days, my life altered forever. Prior to November 2018, I was a paddleboarding coach with Paddle Canada – an active, social guy who loved interacting with new people every...

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Kim

I was born with a cleft nostril. Yes, you read that right: not a cleft palate, not a cleft lip – just my nose was affected. At the time, I was the only documented...

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Chelsey

I don’t want to say my life has been a struggle but I’ve definitely grown up seeing the world from outside of the “norm.” I was born with Sturge-Weber Syndrome, with a large port-wine...

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Lindsay

I have Goldenhar Syndrome and hemifacial microsomia. As with so many people with a facial difference, surgeries were a routine part of my childhood. Early on, my parents were determined that my facial difference...

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