Welcome to the Future Site of Courage to Shine – courage-to-shine.org

On January 1, 2012 – The Courage To Shine ™ website will be launched

Please join us on New Year’s Day for the start Courage To Shine ™ a website that will contain some of the most inspirational stories of people overcoming medical challenges and “Turning Adversity to Triumph.”


Courage To Shine ™, Turning Adversity to Triumph,

Courage to Shine™ was founded to acknowledge, motivational and inspirational individuals and/or groups of patients whom have overcome congenital genitourinary birth defects and/or major urological surgeries in their childhood, and have the courage, strength and determination, to transform that adversity to triumph later in life.

Courage to Shine™ is dedicated to the memories of Lisha Martinez of Utah and Adam Young of Maine, as a celebration of their short lives. Lisha & Adam lived their lives to the fullest and they were pure examples of what is means to have the Courage to Shine™

Courage To Shine ™ is the patient awards program of the Association for the Bladder Exstrophy Community http://www.bladderexstrophy.com

The Association for the Bladder Exstrophy Community (ABC) is an international support network of individuals with bladder exstrophy (including classic exstrophy, cloacal exstrophy, and epispadias), local parent exstrophy support groups. and health care providers working with patients and families living with bladder exstrophy.

The Association for the Bladder Exstrophy Community (ABC)

Logo for Courage to Shine

One Comment Add yours

  1. Megg Rose says:

    TOM! I’m so proud of you for setting up this wonderful site for others to hear stories to help others to get educated, inspired & most importantly, know that we’re NOT alone!! I’m a proud Deaf woman with an Illeostomy since 95′ & I’ll get you the story you want! Happy New Year! Follow me on FB “Megg Rose” – Hugs- http://www.meggrose.com

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