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WILSON FAMILY

As first-time parents, we had the usual enormous hopes and dreams for our new baby son, Eli. Eli’s early months were pretty typical and although he wasn’t doing everything his baby friends were doing, we felt he was just on his own timetable. By age 19 months he was just beginning to walk and he […]


SEDMIHRADSKY FAMILY

It was a staff member at Max’s daycare centre who first noticed something was wrong.  He fell a lot and was a little behind the other kids when it came to climbing and moving about. We had a feeling that something wasn’t right when Max couldn’t master the ability to jump. We eventually took him to […]


Jesse Davidson

JESSE DAVIDSON

Jesse Davidson was born in London, Ontario, Canada in 1980. He was one of three sons born to John and Sherene Davidson – Tyler is the eldest and Tim is the youngest. When he was six years old, Jesse was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. As a youngster in grade school Jesse was both a […]


Cavalier Family portrait

CAVALIER FAMILY

My name is Amy Cavalier. My husband Josh and I live in Cambridge, with our two sons, Kaleb and Liam, and both boys have Duchenne muscular dystrophy. We got the diagnosis of Duchenne for both boys when a teacher at school (who knew another student with Duchenne) noticed that Kaleb (7 at the time) was […]


Morden & Lindsay family

MORDEN AND LINDSAY FAMILY

What would you do if you got the call? My wife Heather and I can still remember the day in November 2002 when Heather’s sister Darlene called to tell us their son Eric had been diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Darlene and her husband Mike were obviously distraught. It was a day that would change […]


ERRICT LAVERY

“When researchers work together, miracles can happen.”  That inspiring quote from Jesse Davidson remains at the core of Jesse’s Journey’s goal to defeat Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Because of the generosity of our donors, families, volunteers and supporters, researchers are able to continue working together. They are collaborating on new visions, testing new theories, and are […]


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