Guest Stories

The Vidal Family

The Vidal Family

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The Purgason Family

The Purgason Family When Lee and Kitty Purgason heard the news that their son had been rushed to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center after a work accident, they traveled as quickly as possible from their home in Southern California to the Bay Area. Shaken by the medical crisis, and realizing that they might need to…

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The Kramer Family

The Kramer Family The Kramer family made the trek to Watsonville from Manteca for a summer family vacation. All seemed well, with everyone enjoying themselves away from the business and rapidity of life. However, one day, Abby went to her mother, Michelle, to tell her that she was having trouble breathing. At first, Michelle assumed…

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The Wetschler Family

The Wetschler Family “ You can speak with other House guests that are going through similar situations and understand what you are feeling. Stan and Jayne Wetschler were at their new home in North Carolina on November 15th, 2017, when they received a call no parent wants to receive.  Their son Matthew had been in…

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The Eckman Family

The Eckman Family Adele was just shy of turning two years old when she caught a respiratory virus, RSV, that hospitalized her with life-threatening seizures. Her parents, Lani and Eric, were no strangers to the hospital, as Adele was born in 2009 with a neuromuscular condition that required regular medical attention. For over a week,…

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Anastasia’s Story

Anastasia’s Story Written by Anastasia Garcia When I was ten years old I was at soccer practice and dislocated my knee. As my knee was supposed to be healing, it started hurting worse, becoming even more swollen, and discolored. Months went by and countless doctors could not figure out what was going on. The pain…

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