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Jess sends selfie during brain surgery

Gippsland teenager texts, sends selfies to her family while conscious during brain surgery IT is as radical a concept as you can get; remove part of someone’s brain and they will be healthier than before. Gippsland teenager Jess Banik has

Meet Harry

Mending Harry’s Heart The incredible story of the surgeries that gave the Munro family a new beginning.    HARRY Munro’s parents have handed him over for open heart surgery four times in as many years. You would think it would get

Gutsy Levi puts his best foot forward

  LEVI Montgomery has spent almost half his life baffling doctors. No-one could pinpoint why the infant would regularly lose consciousness after he tried to feed. He was losing weight. He spent most of his first year alive in hospital. 

Steph leads drive for life

STEPHANIE Nave has got a whole cheer squad behind her. Doctors, therapists and her family have teamed up to give the three-year-old the most healthy and independent life possible, in the face of a progressive neuromuscular disease. Team Stephanie has


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