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Heart Journeys

It had been our dream to take our family to a far-off place and learn another language. We began living our dream. We moved to Akita, Japan and it was incredible.

In January, 2007, my husband and I were delighted to find out we were expecting our first child.

When I was just 12 weeks pregnant, we went for our very first ultrasound. The tech was very chatty, telling us all about his family and excitedly showing us the on screen the picture of our unborn baby, pointing out his tiny hands and feet. All of a sudden, he went silent and appeared deep in thought.

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Heart to Heart
Heart to Heart is open to all parents of children born with congenital heart defects (CHD). more...

This fun, activity-based group provides an opportunity for youth aged 10-17 years to come together in an informal setting... more...

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