29/02/2012 12:29 GMT | Updated 10/10/2013 10:58 BST

Inspiring Families Who Have Triumphed Over Tragedy

We present the mums and dads, and of course their children, who have battled through adversity and come out fighting.

From miracle babies to children who have beaten the odds stacked against them to fight back to health and happiness. Read their inspirational stories...