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A ‘toytacular’ afternoon

The Bottomless Toy Chest makes a special delivery to children in the hospital.

April 26, 2017 0
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Gabe’s story

Gabe Dehen, 2, has a terminal genetic condition—but his parents are clinging to hope for a miracle.

March 28, 2017 7
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A winning team

A pediatric plastic surgery patient enjoys honorary status at a Griffins hockey game, joined by the surgeons who treated her.

March 23, 2017 0
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‘The best prom queen ever’

Recovering from a bone marrow transplant, Corinne Bass celebrates a high school tradition with her own, unique style.

March 16, 2017 12
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Doctors by day, rockstars by night

Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital hosts its first staff talent show.

March 3, 2017 7
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‘We felt like our world had fallen apart’

After battling colon cancer, a mom of two hones her woodworking and art skills to launch a successful home decor business.

March 1, 2017 6
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‘I have to make my days count’

LeAnn Ouwinga thought her heart troubles were over after childhood surgery. Decades later came serious complications.

February 6, 2017 16
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Batman returns

Children's hospital patients' days brightened with a Caped Crusader visit.

February 3, 2017 0
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Day in the life of Fix

Police dog Fix and the 'guy at the other end of the leash' bring comfort and smiles to patients, staff and visitors.

January 30, 2017 6
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Diabetes isn’t what it used to be

Doctors expect Emma Scott, 7, to live a 'normal kid' kind of life after Type 1 diagnosis.

January 23, 2017 1
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On the ninth floor

Thomas Sikkema, who went from outfield to in-patient, is using his gift of compassion to help others find their way.

January 16, 2017 13
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An optimistic outlook

Diagnosed with heart disease at birth, Hannah Webb now expects a baby of her own. She returned to where her care began.

January 13, 2017 4