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About the series

Stories of Hope is a free series of wellbeing interviews. They feature people who are living with, or caring for a family member facing illness or disability. We point to the fact that despite any changes in lifestyle or circumstances, our wellbeing is fully available. Within every story is a message of hope. 

Sharyn Di Ubaldo

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Sharyn's eldest son James was born three months prematurely, suffered brain damage at birth and was later diagnosed with cerebral palsy.

She soon felt like her dream of having a healthy family was taken away from her but now sees things very differently.

Bill and Lisa Giruzzi

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Lisa and Bill have been married for 25 years and live in Upstate New York. They bonded over a dream to have their lives make a difference. Little did they know, the challenges they would face when Bill suffered a brain bleed in April 2020 that nearly took his life. 

Marina Galan

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Marina’s 83 year old mother has emphysema. She talks powerfully about the challenges and privilege of supporting her mother during end of life care.

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