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Dawn Torrence Ireland
President and Founder of CHERUBS - The Association of Congential Diaphragmatic Hernia Research, Awareness and Support
President and Founder of CHERUBS - The Association of Congential Diaphragmatic Hernia Research, Awareness and Support

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Baby Charly Born with CDH Live via Facebook on March 15th!!!!

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Telling Shane's Story on the Annivesary of His Death
17 years ago you earned your wings, Shane.   It's been at least 10 years since I sat down and told your whole story.   I don't know why.  Maybe because it's my job to represent 6000 children born with CDH.  Maybe because it drives me nuts to see people work...

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October 8 - Dear Nicholas Sparks (Guest Blogger Clare Retterer)
Dear Mr. Sparks, My name is Clare. I am writing on behalf of my husband Dave and our
precious Cherub, Sammy. I have been meaning to tell his story for over a
year but haven't found the time until today. Dave and I were married for two and a half years whe...

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July 31 - Dear Nicholas Sparks (Guest Bloggers Martin and Andrea Salazar)
Dear Mr. Sparks, My husband and I had been married almost six years when we decided to
start a family. We were absolutely thrilled when we found out we were
expecting. I will never forget our very first ultrasound. My husband
held my hand as he stood nex...

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July 30 - Dear Nicholas Sparks (Guest Blogger Maricella Rodriguez)
Dear Mr. Sparks, When we found out we were expecting, we were both elated and afraid. We
had lost a baby 4 months earlier at 12 weeks into the pregnancy. However
this pregnancy was very different; everything was picture perfect. It
was a textbook pregnan...

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June 17 - Dear Nicholas Sparks (Guest Blogger Christy Phares)
This is the story about Jonah Michael, who has shown us how valuable
life is and what a blessing a child can be. Jonah was born with a birth
defect known as congenital diaphragmatic hernia which is simply a hole
in the diaphragm. The diaphragm begins to ...

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Tickets Now On Sale! Sponsorship Available!
2016 tickets and sponsorships are now available!   More options, more games, more fun!

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Congressman George Holding (NC-R) visited our headquarters today to meet families affected by CDH.  Such an honor!

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So this happened last week....

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Save the Date! October 29, 2016
Stay tuned for details!   Sponsorships now available.  Contact us if your company would like to be a part of the largest formal Halloween masquerade ball in the Triangle!
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