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Throwback Post: Frog Hunt

Our friend, Ben, had his 5th spinal surgery today at the Shriners Hospital in Montreal.

This surgery was unexpected and I’m not sure what’s harder as a caregiver, having lots of lead time or being in an emergency situation. Regardless, the Wolfe Pack is sending love to our hemi-buddy, Ben, and his mom, Karen.

The following post was originally posted way back in September 2015. Today, I’m hoping it puts a smile on the faces of this family.

If you would like to learn a little more about Ben’s story pop over to their blog, Crooked Journey. Karen has a wicked sense of humour and she openly and honestly talks about life as a medical momma.


This past weekend we headed out to Kane’s friend, Ben’s house for a little session with Ben and his sister, Hannah. Luckily, the rain held off until we were safely back inside eating banana bread and playing with a fart gun.

7 year old Hannah with her toothless grin.
Seven year old Hannah with her toothless grin.
She was great at showing me around their property.
She was great at showing me around their property.
Hunting for frogs.
And hunting for frogs.
Bingo!
Bingo!
5 year old Ben wanted in on the action.
Five year old Ben wanted in on the action.
Though he wasn't too sure about holding the frog.
Though he wasn’t too sure about holding the frog.
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Ben’s mom and I met because our boys both have congenital scoliosis caused by hemivertebrae. I can’t tell you how good it is to have someone to talk to who is in a similar situation. I think it’s also really good for the boys to see each other.
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Okay and a couple from when the kids were showing me their rooms.

Hannah taught me all about Minecraft.
Hannah taught me all about Minecraft.
And Ben showed me his awesome wall poster.
And Ben showed me his awesome wall poster.

This week in my course, The Business of Telling Stories, we are specifically working on telling a story in a sequence of photos, so Hannah’s idea for the frog hunt was perfect!

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