AGE: 4 years old (in photo)

DIAGNOSIS: Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA)

DIAGNOSED: 6 weeks old


At a doctor’s appointment at 6 weeks old, it was suspected something was wrong. Braden was immediately sent to SickKids where the diagnosis was made.

Braden immediately underwent a Balloon Septostomy procedure. He suffered a stroke during this procedure which took 3 weeks to recover.

At that point he underwent a 7 hour open heart surgery which went well.

He was released from SickKids 6 days later.

TODAY: Braden is an active 5 year old who loves swimming, playing baseball and cheering his Toronto Blue Jays. He loves pizza and hot dogs. He loves everything Toy Story and Avengers, Ironman, Hulk and Captin America.

Braden always has a smile on his face and makes people around him smile.


TOMORROW: Meet Faith