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David’s Story: One Step at a Time

April 30th, 2022  | HIElights of Hope

The waiting is the hardest part Every day you see one more card You take it on faith, you take it to the heart The waiting is the hardest part -From The Waiting, sung by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Before the birth of his daughter, Scarlett, in October 2014, David never really thought there was any problem too daunting […]

Sheena’s Story: Being the Change

April 30th, 2022  | HIElights of Hope

“Be the change you wish to see in the world.” -Mohandas Gandhi As a sixth-grade teacher in Grenada, Sheena had always been vaguely aware of the lack of resources for children with disabilities in her own country. Individualized education programs and learning accommodations don’t really exist. However, it wasn’t until the birth and HIE event of her second daughter, Shania, […]

Evelyn’s Story: Serving as a Social Worker in the NICU

April 30th, 2022  | HIElights of Hope

Evelyn Mascarenas. LCSW, has been a social worker for almost sixteen years, gaining firsthand insight into the complexities of the psychosocial needs of NICU families. She brings her unique perspective as a social worker to Hope for HIE’s Medical Advisory Board. As an intern during graduate school, Evelyn was exposed to the hospital setting in a macro capacity, working in […]

Megan’s Story: The Christmas Miracle

April 30th, 2022  | HIElights of Hope

When Megan first found out she was going to be a mother, she had a whole future built inside of her head. She envisioned herself holding Cole for the first time, her husband, Jeremy, by her side. She envisioned herself driving the minivan to Cole’s soccer games on Sunday mornings or running around with him in the backyard. She envisioned […]

Amanda and Sam’s Story: Choosing Ruby Back

April 30th, 2022  | HIElights of Hope

Amanda and Sam met in Colorado, eventually getting married in 2017, after moving to Edmonton, Alberta, in Canada. Sam worked as a manager at a climbing gym before the pandemic, while Amanda, a registered social worker, had worked as an addiction counselor with youth experiencing substance use and mental health-related concerns. Through her profession, Amanda had been exposed to the […]

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