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Storytelling is Medicine as Old as Time

Stories scratched on cave walls or passed down through generations reflect the wisdom and knowledge of early people. Myths, legends ...

Can a Child’s Therapy Affect a Parent’s Health?

For my PhD dissertation, I studied posttraumatic growth in parents of chronically ill children – the idea that wisdom could ...

5 Poems and a Contest for Chronically Ill Children

Here at Digging Deep, we know that poetry has many purposes. Reading poetry can entertain, enlighten and make you see ...

7 Ways to Help Your Medically Complex Child be a Helper

When my son, who has autism and Type 1 diabetes, was moving out of the school system and into the ...
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How Photography Helped This Teen Restart His Life After a Life-Threatening Injury

Thanks to Santa Cruz Waves Magazine and author Christina LoFranco for their gracious permission to republish this moving post! ## ...

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