18 episodes

Uplifting content prepared by Companions in Courage Foundation (www.CiC16.org) to inspire and educate pediatric patients and their families.

The 'Mane' Event Podcast Courage16

    • Kids & Family

Uplifting content prepared by Companions in Courage Foundation (www.CiC16.org) to inspire and educate pediatric patients and their families.

    • video
    The Mane Event - Lisa Bowes

    The Mane Event - Lisa Bowes

    Lisa Bowes is a longtime sportscaster who has covered women's hockey and basketball for CBC and TSN in Canada. She is also the author of a series of children's books that focus on a healthy and active lifestyle. The stories in the "Lucy Tries Sports" series also promote positive messages of inclusion, perseverance and emotional development.

    • 22 min
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    The Mane Event - Tommy Mazur

    The Mane Event - Tommy Mazur

    Tommy Mazur was a healthy 7th grader when he contracted leukemia. How his family, friends and faith helped him rally to a full recovery, 5 years later, is a motivator for us all.

    • 16 min
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    The Mane Event - Aimee Mullins

    The Mane Event - Aimee Mullins

    Aimee Mullins has set three world records in track and field. She has a recurring role in the Netflix hit, "Stranger Things." Aimee is a runway model and served as the face of L'Oreal Cosmetics in 2011. She is a Ted Talks All Star - with one of her episodes being viewed 5 million times. She was also born with no fibulas and has achieved all of this on a pair of (very ornate!) prosthetic legs. Her memories of time spent in children's hospitals is inspirational!

    • 26 min
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    The Mane Event - Richard Torrey

    The Mane Event - Richard Torrey

    Like many, at the age of 4, Richard Torrey started doodling with a sketch pad and pencil. Unlike most, he parlayed that love for illustrations and story-telling into an award-winning career as a syndicated cartoonist, children's author and illustrator. His story of meeting the immortal Charles Schulz, of providing illustrations for Disney, King Features and The National, and even drinking from the Stanley Cup are brilliant!

    • 23 min
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    The Mane Event - Jimmy Tubbs & Radar

    The Mane Event - Jimmy Tubbs & Radar

    Jimmy Tubbs is part of the puppy-raising team at the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind. His latest prodigy is a lab named, "Radar." The story of how Radar came in to Tubbs' life, and who the pup is helping now, is heartwarming and uplifting!

    • 24 min
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    The Mane Event - ‘Super‘ Jack Foley

    The Mane Event - ‘Super‘ Jack Foley

    Born with a congenital heart defect - hypoplastic left heart syndrome - 10-year-old Jack Foley essentially has half of a heart. Doctors cautioned his parents that Jack might not survive, and that he likely would be VERY limited in his physical activity.


    But with the support of a great network of doctors and family, "Super Jack" has proven them all wrong!

    • 19 min

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