My Journey

Read the personal stories of individuals with inheritable blood and bleeding disorders in HemAware.

Michael Tuberdyck: I found out I had hepatitis C sometime in the 1990s, which I contracted years before from tainted...
I’ve always known I had hemophilia, even before I knew what it was. Since it’s all I’ve ever known, there...
"I use a huge array of skills, from helicopter usage to search-and-rescue techniques to how to capture bats."
"She’s learning to go for her dreams."
How four members of the bleeding disorders community faced mental health challenges and found ways to thrive.
With Country Boy Fishing, Brandon Young combines his passions for angling and mentoring.
"There’s nothing anyone can throw at me that I can’t handle."
Quinn hung up his skates at 20 because of his bleeding disorder—but he still made it to the NHL.
A man with severe hemophilia B and his soaring ambition.
I was diagnosed with von Willebrand disease (VWD) three days after I was born, 25 years ago. A vitamin K...
My brother, Sam, and I were born on the same day 23 years ago. I was completely healthy, but he...
How mountaineer Chris Bombardier persevered to become the first person with hemophilia to summit Mount Everest.
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