Guest Stories

Kim & Ron Echeverri

Kim & Ron Echeverri Written by Kim Echeverri “ I am very humbled to think that because of JW, and out of his family’s loss, my family and I have been given such a gift, this refuge, this place of healing and recovery. On January 24, 2016, with my arm around to steady him, my…

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The Polanco Family

The Polanco Family We’ve been part of the JW House family since November 2014. They’ve been an integral part of helping us, help our son Tyler heal. We first were told about the JW House during the last week of our son’s hospital stay. We were completely blown away that there was such a place…

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Vivian’s Story

Vivian’s Story Vivian’s Story WRITTEN BY AMY AND SETH, VIVIAN’S PARENTS On Thanksgiving Day 2011, our seven-month-old daughter, Vivian, underwent her first surgery to remove a tumor in her upper airway. It was our first hospital experience ever. Vivian had had a traumatic code blue and our minds and our hearts were reeling with emotion.…

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Airiyahna’s Story

Airiyahna’s Story “ I truly felt that we were all family during our wonderful stay at JW House. A Lifelong Friendship and Sisterhood WRITTEN BY WYANNA COLE My name is Wyanna Cole, and I am the parent of a child with Stage 5 Systemic Lupus and Arthritis. I was introduced to JW House by another…

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Ali’s Story

Ali’s Story Ali’s Story WRITTEN BY JULIE AND JON, ALI’S PARENTS Our precious daughter, Alison, (Ali) was born on February 28, 2009. At 3 months old, she was diagnosed with a condition called Neurofibromitosis. This condition primarily effects nerve growth and causes café au lait spots on the skin, but has other more serious side…

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RJ’s Story

RJ’s Story “ …when she suddenly lost everything, it was nothing short of devastating. A Second Chance Having a child with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, a rare, incurable genetic condition, can send your life into a tailspin. So when our only child was diagnosed with EDS in October 2014, after a failed hip surgery, we, like…

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