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The Spice of Life - Letter from the President

Dear Friends, If it’s true as they say that “variety is the spice of life,” then Good Shepherd is living proof of that. We’ve witnessed the worst and the best life has to offer among those who come... read more

Teenie Tough

Check out Christina's photo album.   The invader was about the size of a quarter. It had claimed its stake in the dark, inviting recesses of 14-year-old Christina Fragnito’s brain, taking up... read more

Never Give Up

Two brothers with muscular dystrophy say life is good and credit faith, friendship and staff at the Good Shepherd Home Raker Center.   In many ways, Bill and Chris Watts are like two peas in a pod.... read more

Resident Holiday Wish List

It won’t be long until the holiday season begins. For most of us, it’s a time filled with joyful celebrations and traditions we look forward to sharing with our family and friends.  But for many of... read more

Taking Wing

Heriberto Medina can’t stop talking and his family is thrilled. Up until a few months ago, the 34-year-old who loves pancakes, playing dominoes and his baby nephew Jacob, couldn't fully communicate... read more

When Getting Back Means Moving Forward

It was Thanksgiving 2012, and Kim Payne, a 25-year-old aspiring lawyer and student at American University in Washington, D.C., was heading home for the holiday to Olean in western New York.  She had... read more

Where Are They Now? - Jared Brown

With his winning spirit and passion for giving, it’s ironic that one of Jared Brown’s favorite television shows is, “The Biggest Loser.” But beyond the show’s title, which refers to contestants... read more

Happy Birthday Pediatric Unit

When 11-year-old Nurizi Gosnell walked into The Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital Pediatric Unit in Bethlehem holding his mother’s hand, gasps of joy greeted the youngster who five years ago... read more