Monthly Archives: December 2012

Courage to Shine™ – Tour III – Spain – November 2012


Courage to Shine™ – Tour III – Spain – ASEXVE Medical Conference, Avila, Spain – November 23-25, 2012

News Release: Courage to Shine™ Team to Attend ASEXVE Medical Conference in Avila, Spain from November 23 –25, 2012

Courage to Shine Tour III Team - Misty Blue Foster & Thomas Exler

Courage to Shine Tour III Team – Misty Blue Foster & Thomas Exler

In early 2012, Thomas Exler and Mist Blue Foster were invited to attend and to speak at the ASEXVE (Asociación española de Extrofia Vesical, Cloacal y Epispadias) Medical Conference in Alvia, Spain from Friday, November 23 – Sunday November 25 2012.

Courage to Shine™ Team gave motivational presentations based on their own experiences living with bladder and cloacal exstrophy, and participated in workshops during the conference, as well as interact on a personal level with many of the families who attended the ASEXVE Medical Conference.

ASEXVE (Asociación española de Extrofia Vesical, Cloacal y Epispadias) Medical Conference in Alvia, Spain – Programa Encuentro Medico Asexve 2012

Entire Program: Programa Encuentro Médico Asexve 2012Encuentro Medico ASEXVE 2012

In addition to the conference, members of the Association, escorted Thomas Exler & Misty Blue Foster to many of the tourist attractions in Madrid, Avila, Campo de Criptana and a member family even hosted them for a night in Campo de Criptana.

Thomas Exler & Misty Blue Foster both stated they could not have been treated any nicer and truly feel they now have a family in Spain.

Please view the video below to see some of the pictures and videos from the 2012 Courage to Shine Tour III – Spain.

Newspaper articles in Spain:

Unas jornadas reunirán en Ávila a los principales cirujanos pediátricos  (A conference meeting in Avila major pediatric surgeons) – Diario de Avila.es – November 20, 2012

Afectados de extrofia vesical reclaman unidades de referencia   (Affected units bladder exstrophy claim reference) Diario de Avila.es – November 24, 2012

Los enfermos de extrofia vesical demandan hospitales de referencia  (The bladder exstrophy patients require referral hospitals) – Avilared.com – November 25, 2012

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