Photo Hunt Giveaway

The B.L.A.I.R. Connection Photo Hunt is a chance for siblings to reminisce on memories with their brother or sister. Each week in September, I will be posting photos of siblings doing different activities. If you’re the sibling of someone with a terminal illness, submit a photo each week based on the theme. For each week you participate, you can win one stress ball!



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The Scariest Night: My Perspective at Age 9

Have you ever had a scary event in your life, but it ended up making you feel more confident? One summer night, my mom and I did. That night, I was lying in my bed as quiet as a mouse. Blair was in her room, my mom was downstairs, and my dad was out of town (three hours away). I would never guess that this crazy night would change my life, forever. Read More

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When Your Sibling is in the Hospital

As a MPS sibling there is one thing that we all experience: hospitals. During my brother’s twenty years of life, he spent a lot of time in and out of hospitals but there is one time in particular that always comes to mind. I'm pretty sure I was about 11 years old, making my brother 16. He had gotten incredibly sick with pneumonia and was taken to the hospital. In fact, it had gotten so bad that the hospital had to airlift him to UNC Chapel Hill. As a younger sibling, I just remember feeling so scared and lost. Read More

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