Orange Socks Stories

Changing Minds and Inspiring Life

Follow Friday – The Hartley Hooligans

Gwen Hartley is a mother who we couldn't pass up the opportunity to highlight for #followfriday. She is an incredible mother to 3 beautiful children. Her two daughters Claire and Lola were both born with Microcephaly, Asparagine synthetase deficiency (ASNS), dwarfism,...

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Nicole and Adam: Spina Bifida

Nicole found out that her daughter had Spina Bifida when she was 16 weeks pregnant. After a lot of research, Nicole decided surgery in utero would give her daughter a head start at beating this diagnosis. Years later her baby, Piper, has overcome overwhelming odds,...

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Follow Friday- This Little Miggy Stayed Home

We started featuring inspiring companies/people every Friday on our Instagram and Facebook, and decided that our blog would be the PERFECT place to do it as well. Follow Friday wouldn’t be complete without spotlighting Miggy. You may remember, We were fortunate enough...

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Good in our Community- Canadian Barber

When I first read this story, I was smiling from ear to ear.  The amount of love and patience this man has is incredible! Any person who can cut children's hair and get it to look half decent is a miracle worker. I have 2 children who I can't get to sit still when I...

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Tiffany and TJ: Down Syndrome

Immediately after Tiffany and TJ's son Austin was born, Tiffany noticed Austin's almond shaped eyes, and she knew this was a sign of having Down syndrome. She immediately knew he was born with Ds, but they got the official diagnosis from their doctor a week after he...

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Good in our Community- Hearing Aid Awareness

This story is ticks all of the emotional buttons for me. I found myself relating on so many levels with this story. Braden has hearing loss. He was diagnosed as a baby and has been able to benefit from wearing hearing aids. Hearing aids are really expensive. Each...

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Georgia and Nick: Autism

When Georgia and Nick's son Lincoln was a year and a half, he was ahead in his speech, and in lots of different ways, he was a smart kid doing really well. The older he got, he started showing signs of Autism. He lost more and more speech and stopped interacting with...

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