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For the Children in Our Midst

Last week, Gabe (my husband) and I had the honor of hearing internationally acclaimed author and lecturer, Marianne Williamson, speak on “how a revolution in consciousness paves the way to both personal and political renewal.” Marianne’s teachings have had a big impact on my life over the past 20 years. She has taken a stand for love and taught me that the great antidote to fear is to bless all. In her new book, Healing the Soul of America, Marianne writes ...
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Baby Gabby’s Infantile Spasms Story

There is no proper way to truly introduce our guest for today’s blog, but I will start with saying that Chris is an amazingly dedicated father to his daughter Gabby. After his daughter was diagnosed with infantile spasms, like me, Chris took it upon himself to spread the word so that other parents and caregivers would know they were not alone. Sharing your story is always emotional, always difficult, but so important to ensuring we inform parents of the dangers of ...
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Making Waves

The past two months have been a blur of excitement and change. November marked epilepsy month and the one year anniversary of our non-profit organization. In November, we focused our advocacy efforts on exploring how pediatric epilepsy effects all aspects of a patient’s family. In a series of interviews with my seven-year-old son, Preston, we learned how Mickie’s diagnosis and brain surgery affected him. We received feedback that this type of dialogue was helpful to families in understanding that they ...
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The Brain Recovery Project

Nicole Gantz Murray serves as the Director of Development for The Brain Recovery Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children reach their full potential after brain surgery to stop seizures.
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Baby Dani: Never Forgotten

As Infantile Spams Awareness Week approaches, I am reminded of some very special people whose stories have been imprinted on my heart and fuel our mission to educate parents, medical professionals and legislators on the devastating effects seizures have on the developing brain of a

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