JOY Stories



Finding Joy After the Diagnosis


Meet Kristina, and her mom, Linda. Kristina is a young wife & mom. A year & a half ago, Kristina suffered a brainstem stroke that has left her “locked in” her body. What does this mean? This means that cognitively Kristina is still Kristina! But her only way to communicate with her family is through blinking. As tragic as Kristina’s story is, she knows her suffering is not the end of her story.

Watch now to see the source of Kristina’s JOY.  And once you’ve watched her story, here’s how you can help:

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UPDATE: Work on the addition has begun! Listen to the audio update below.

Breaking Ground