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Meet Harry

Harry thrives after surgeries When Harry Munro started prep this year, it wasn’t the playground or the school books that excited him. It was another child who had a scar just like his. The Mount Martha boy was born with “half a heart”,

Meet Breanna

Soaring through the air jumping on her trampoline is just how Breanna Thomas’ fight for life began one fateful day almost five years ago. Like most kids, the then three-year-old loved to bounce and jump and play with her siblings and

Meet Maddox

Brave Maddox Ropati-Tui has a hidden “superpower” — that’s what the youngster calls the port-a-cath buried in his chest. The six-year-old, from South Yarra, was born with cystic fibrosis, a disease which affects the lungs and can make it hard

Meet Kirra

Five years ago Kirra Wright was learning to walk again. Today she is aiming for gold. The 11-year-old’s goal is to compete at the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris. And despite having had a stroke at age two, and three major brain

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