It doesn’t get any better then starting your day with pancakes, maple syrup and a visit with Sasha Krasakov! Sasha suffers from Brittle Bone Disease and first came to Canada when he was 12 years old. At that time he had had more than 50 fractures and lived his life in almost constant pain. During that trip to Canada he was given treatment at the Shrine Hospital in Montreal that helped to soften his bones and stop the fractures. For the most part Sasha is now pain free, of course he certainly knows it when there is a change in the weather. When we are in Belarus his Mom, Lena, always invites us out to their home on a collective farm for “Canadian” pancakes and we bring the Maple Syrup.
This year was no different and we enjoyed a wonderful visit. When I first met Continue reading