STORIES OF HOPE

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STORIES OF HOPE

 

WHEN MINUTES MATTER

 

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Stories of Hope

Joniel’s Story

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For Amy and Jonathan Rivera and their newborn son Joniel, Mercy Flight was there when minutes mattered. On Tuesday, August 18, 2020, Amy Rivera, in her thirty-fifth week of pregnancy, went into labor and delivered her son Joniel at Olean General Hospital (OGH). Although babies born prematurely may exhibit symptoms…

Michelle’s Story

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Michelle was celebrating Independence Day with her family in Chautauqua County, when high velocity fireworks hurtled toward her. She saw a white flash, and in an instant, her clothing caught fire as the pyrotechnic device hit her and remained in her lap. Within minutes, Michelle was airlifted from the scene…
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Celebrating Life 30 Years Later: Lydia’s Story

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By Deanna Garwol When Lydia Grossi-Young woke up on June 1, 1990, she had no idea that what occurred next would change her life forever. That morning, Lydia and her friend, then both nursing students, were driving down Route 77 on their way to a summer course when they collided…

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December 10, 2019

Meet Mercy Flight’s Biggest Fan

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September 24, 2019

Eagle Scout Jack

Written by Leah Czerwinski Do you or your family enjoy watching the planes take off and land at Mercy Flight headquarters? Thanks to Eagle Scout Jack Andruschat, the back patio where the public enjoys hanging out with family and friends, has been renovated. Over the course of a few months…
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September 4, 2019

Batman Supporting Our Angels in Orange

Written by Leah Czerwinski William Lorenz Jr. was named Buffalo’s Best Batman in 2014. William’s career as Batman began when he was working as a karate instructor in Elma, NY. As an instructor, he would dress up as Batman to put on skits and other activities for the kids. From…