Charlotte’s vaccination story
(A slide show of photos shows a baby growing up with her family: her mother, father and older sister.)
(Slide 1: A slow zoom out from a close up of a young infant.)
On-screen text: We are Amanda and Jason Reynaert. This is our daughter Charlotte. She was a textbook baby and completed our family.
(Slide 2: A slow zoom in on a young toddler being carried on a forest trail by her parents. Her older sister is nearby.)
On-screen text: But as a toddler, she caught a virus, and suddenly lost muscle strength. We were sent to a specialist.
(Slide 3: A slow zoom out from a toddler who is being embraced by an older sister.)
On-screen text: We found out that she has a rare genetic muscle disease. Charlotte’s health could be seriously threatened by illnesses like the flu, chicken pox or measles.
(Slide 4: A slow zoom in on a toddler who is being embraced by her mother.)
On-screen text: We were so scared. We never thought this would happen to our child.
(Slide 5: A slow zoom out from a toddler who is smiling at the camera.)
On-screen text: We reached out to our community. We told them that Charlotte needed them to be vaccinated to keep her safe.
(Slide 6: A slow zoom in on a toddler who is laughing with her sister in a kitchen.)
On-screen text: They rallied around her. They updated their vaccines and got their flu shots to protect Charlotte.
(Slide 7: A slow zoom out from a slightly older toddler who is smiling and playing outside.)
On-screen text: Charlotte is now a funny, sassy and determined toddler. It is our privilege to raise her in a community that protects her.
On-screen text: A message from the Government of Canada.
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