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Count Down Begins For The Trio: So Long Crouzon Syndrome!

Count Down Begins For The Trio: So Long Crouzon Syndrome!

The completion of a mission to transform the lives of a St Catherine mother and her children is also being celebrated on the international scene. However, the home run will be played out in a few week’s time when the trio touches down and begins quarantine on Jamaican soil. As Kerlyn Brown starts the count...

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Scarred For Life But Living Life – Part Three

Scarred For Life But Living Life – Part Three

A St Catherine mother is showering her fellow Jamaicans with praise, after the overwhelming love and support she’s been receiving since Inspire Jamaica featured her son’s struggles with keloids. One thing has led to another in the life of her family, as their social needs could not be overlooked. Kerlyn Brown returns to the community...

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Scarred For Life But Living Life – Part Two

Scarred For Life But Living Life – Part Two

A St Catherine mother is expressing the burning desire to get help to remove a skin lesion from her son’s back, left after a pot of soup accidentally spilled when he fell in a little area to the back of her house reserved for cooking.   The keloids which have since covered most of his back is cause for...

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Scarred For Life But Living Life – Part One

Scarred For Life But Living Life – Part One

Soon to be four years old, this Inspiree is full of life and adventure.His demeanor overshadows the discomfort he endures mostly at nights but from the get-go, he makes it clear, he wants to experience life without what is a burden on his back. In this Inspire Jamaica feature, we see Kerlyn Brown revisiting an incident which has left a child...

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Update On Mary Brown, Her Mother, and Her Sister

Update On Mary Brown, Her Mother, and Her Sister

In the face of a worldwide disaster that has caused so much depression, we want to salute a group of professionals for carving out a new way of life for others. They have mastered the ability to shift the focus from themselves and that’s exactly what led to this follow-up. However very intricate to the...

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Jaheem Frances: Defying The Odds

Jaheem Frances: Defying The Odds

For this week’s Inspire Jamaica we meet a young man who continues to defy the odds. Jaheem Frances was born with a rare brain disorder which means he can’t walk. Yet it hasn’t stopped him from making a big impact at school. Here’s Kerlyn Brown.

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Caring for Each Other During COVID-19

Caring for Each Other During COVID-19

The world should hope memories from these crises won’t all be negative.  For one single mother and her two daughters, their introduction to experiencing life at face value began before the full brunt of the novel virus and its continuing with an extraordinary outcome. What Kerlyn Brown now shares in this latest update, will Inspire...

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Diagnosed  With Sarcoma Of The Mandible – Part Two

Diagnosed With Sarcoma Of The Mandible – Part Two

Last week Kerlyn Brown introduced a little boy whose jawbone also called the mandible was surgically removed after he was diagnosed with sarcoma of the mandible. Now, this is an extremely rare tumor. His mother continues to reflect on how far he has come since that 2015 encounter, from which she has learned so many...

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Five-year-old With A fighting Spirit

Five-year-old With A fighting Spirit

A surprise son for a woman with three daughters – After the initial shock, came much anticipation. However, there was a jolt along the way which required everyone to exercise much strength. Already the mother of three girls at age 38 Tanisha Peterkin tells us they have reasons to celebrate together and individually. Since Mrs....

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You Will  Never Be Forgotten: Goodbye Antwain

You Will Never Be Forgotten: Goodbye Antwain

Through perseverance, a Jamaican mother accessed medical treatment for her pre-teen son overseas, mindful that his lifespan was already documented as short. Both son and mother matured in an environment of love and compassion to the end. Kerlyn Brown recounts a mother’s love as she accepts that her perseverance had completed its work. More on...

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