CaringBridge
CaringBridge
04/23/2017 at 01:09. Facebook
This is Chris. In 2014, she suffered a near-fatal stroke.
Today, she wants to go skydiving.
What's your story?
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This is Chris In 2014 she suffered a nearfatal stroke
CaringBridge
CaringBridge
04/21/2017 at 00:21. Facebook
Co-author of “We Know How This Ends,” Cathy Wurzer recalls CaringBridge user Bruce Kramer saying, “You aren’t finished until you are.”
Coauthor of We Know How This Ends Cathy Wurzer recalls CaringBridge user

Minnesota Public Radio's Cathy Wurzer talks about life, death and Mountain Dew

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CaringBridge
CaringBridge
04/20/2017 at 01:07. Facebook
In honor of our 20th year, we want to share your story. What kinds of things did your family and friends do to lift you up when you needed it most? How have you found healing … even if a cure has not been part of your outcome?
In honor of our 20th year we want to share your story

20 Years, 675,000 Stories, One You: Share Your Story | CaringBridge

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CaringBridge
CaringBridge
04/18/2017 at 00:04. Facebook
Sheryl Sandberg shares something we hear so often from CaringBridge users: “I’m not fine, and it’s nice to be able to be honest about that with you.”
Sheryl Sandberg shares something we hear so often from CaringBridge users Im

Life After Death

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Sue Ellen Calcagno
Renee Cohn McNally
Valerie Cook
When Dr. Annie Brewster had to deliver to a young woman a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, the patient was in tears. But in that moment, the physician made an offering. “I have MS, too,” she said. “I work. I have four children. I run, ski and play hockey.” In that experience, Dr. Brewster said she saw clearly, and with certainty, that story sharing helps heal both storyteller and story receiver.
When Dr Annie Brewster had to deliver to a young woman a

Why Share Your Story? During Illness, Storytelling Can Help Healing | CaringBridge

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Twenty years ago, Sona Mehring coded a website to support her friends during their life-threatening pregnancy. Today, the website that came to be known as CaringBridge is honored to have more than 675,000 websites connecting people across the globe. To mark our 20th anniversary, we will be featuring stories from CaringBridge users all over the country. Will you share yours?
Twenty years ago Sona Mehring coded a website to support her friends

20 Years, 675,000 Stories, One You: Share Your Story

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Susan Woods Bamonto
Cathy Burke
Melanie Eakin
“While we were hurting, other people could relate and were not alone in their suffering. It gave them a chance to care for us, but at the same time I saw them inspired by us, which amazed me.”
—KATHY, whose husband is living with GSS (Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker disease), an extremely rare brain disorder, on why her family decided to share its story.
While we were hurting other people could relate and were not alone

Why Talk to a Reporter? Especially about Something Difficult and Personal?

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Grace Ryan
“I know Will is going to make his own path—we will make our own path.” – Mom of young neuroblastoma survivor shares their harrowing tale.
I know Will is going to make his own pathwe will make

Family Makes Own Path After Childhood Cancer | CaringBridge

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Paula Green Johnson
Did you know that CaringBridge websites live forever? That’s just one interesting detail from our CEO’s wide-ranging conversation with Minnesota Public Radio’s Chris Farrell. Definitely worth a listen!
Did you know that CaringBridge websites live forever Thats just one interesting

MPR News Presents | Minnesota Public Radio News

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Twenty years ago this June, the first CaringBridge website was started for a premature baby named Brighid. Watch the story about how that first site sparked a movement and grew to more than 675,000 websites.
Twenty years ago this June the first CaringBridge website was started for

The preemie who launched CaringBridge

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Meredith Hughes-kushen
Holly Gonya Montesano Smith
Peggy Craig
After years of being asked, “Doctor, what would you do?” Dr. Archelle Georgiou has written a book to make it less scary for people to feel more in control of healthcare decisions.
After years of being asked Doctor what would you do Dr Archelle

A Doctor Reflects on Decision-Making During Health Journeys | CaringBridge

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Liwanag Ojala
Rik Lalim
Paul Vollmer
While Michael's reaction to the diagnosis of glioblastoma, an aggressive brain cancer, certainly included fear, grief, and shock, the news also opened up a wellspring of gratitude. “I’m in a thin place between life and death, between receiving and giving, between right now and the eternal, between joy and grief,” said the 45-year-old husband, dad and brother. “My vocation now is receiving...
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While Michaels reaction to the diagnosis of glioblastoma an aggressive brain cancer

A Healing Journey: Michael Bischoff's Story

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Juli West Gardebring
Lori Sellards
Lucy Wiley
While a mom of a young cancer survivor knew something was “just not right” with her daughter’s health, it took a year, and persistence, to bring forward a diagnosis.
While a mom of a young cancer survivor knew something was just

Love Shines Through Bleakest Moments, Even Brain Cancer

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Valerie Thomas
Bob Hardesty
Mando Belkas
Many CaringBridge users describe the healing effects of music during health journeys. A new POV documentary, Seven Songs for a Long Life, shows how patients and families at a hospice in Scotland face pain, uncertainty and the possibility of life’s end with song and humor. It’s truly moving. And sweet. Check it out: Sunday, Jan. 30, 2017, on PBS.
Many CaringBridge users describe the healing effects of music during health journeys

Seven Songs for a Long Life | POV | PBS

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Ne Bergeland
So many CaringBridge families have experienced the Alzheimer’s health journey, from both patient and caregiver perspectives. The new PBS documentary, Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts, premiering January 25, 2017, at 10pm ET, illuminates the social and economic consequences for the country unless a medical breakthrough is discovered for this currently incurable disease. Check it out.

Home | Alzheimer's: Every Minute Counts

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Elemir Horvath
When Sona Mehring created a website in 1997 to rally support for friends whose baby was born way too soon, she envisioned CaringBridge being an essential part of any health crisis.

Twenty years, 675,000 websites and billions of visits later, our founder is officially retiring. Sona leaves CaringBridge as a strong, stable and safe place to turn after any diagnosis, illness or injury. With...
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When Sona Mehring created a website in 1997 to rally support for

Sona Mehring, builder of the CaringBridge social network, will retire

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Susan S Schoch
Bonnie Howard
Jodi Weaver