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Alun Evans

Our journey with OTMH started in March 2009 with the birth of our daughter Lexie. At the early age of three week she was hospitalized at OTMH for a week with a respiratory virus...

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Lynn Pike

I support Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital (OTMH) because of the night I almost died. I’ve had asthma for years, but I’d never had an attack like this one before.I’d just pu...

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June Cockwell

My husband Ian and I grew up in South Africa. Although we have been blessed to live in Canada for most of our adult lives, it is difficult if not impossible to shed one’s accent...

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Serena Hagerman

Before my son Sean was born I took pregnancy as a normal thing. But on June 20, 2007, at 8:05 pm something happened that changed everything. My delivery had gone well and Sean...

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Dr. Alexandra Ginty

I was in my office when the phone rang. It was my surgeon with the results of my tests. “Your tumour is malignant,” he said. Malignant -- that’s a word I’m used to hearing as a ...

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Onah Addison

Around this time last year, Onah Addison picked up the phone and made the most important call of her life. The 42-year-old mother of two phoned Dr. Santina Andrighetti, her ob...

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