Enrique Escajada – Aerialist Overcomes Adversity to Fly


Aerialist Overcomes Adversity to Fly by Enrique Escajeda Hello, My name Is Enrique Escajeda and I was born with Bladder Exstrophy. For those that don’t know bladder exstrophy is when a person is born with their bladder on the outside of the body.  It’s a complicated ailment that demands many surgeries especially throughout childhood. The…

JAMIE HOLMES-WARD – Jamie’s Dream Team


DREAMS BY HOLMES, A YOUNG LADY WHO TRULY MAKES DREAMS COME TRUE. By Thomas Exler Twenty-four year old Jamie Holmes, from White Oak, Pennsylvania  has been named as the first Courage to Shine™ – Role Model of the Month for the Courage to Shine™ program.  Jamie has earned this recognition because she has turned her…

TOM FLOOD – The 2010 –Tom Sylva – Courage to Shine™ – Australia Recipient


On June 12, 2010 at the Coogee Bay Hotel in Coogee Bay, Sydney, NSW, Australia held in connection with the 2010 BEECHAC (Bladder Exstrophy, Epispadias, Cloacal exstrophy, Hypospadias, Australian Community) International Conference “Towards the Future”, Tom Flood was given the 2010 Tom Sylva – Courage to Shine™ – Australia Award for his long term dedication…

Happy New Year’s and Welcome to Courage to Shine


Welcome to Courage to Shine and our New website at http://www.courage-to-shine.org!! Courage to Shine other sites:  Courage to Shine YouTube Site: http://www.youtube.com/couragetoshine Courage to Shine Facebook Site: http://www.facebook.com/pages/COURAGE-TO-SHINE/104427046255572 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…