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Brave girl

A 9-year-old's collection of more than 500 beads tells a story―of medical challenges met and overcome.

April 17, 2017 2
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‘Holy-cow-crazy awesome’

A miniature horse named Charlie brings a special brand of pet therapy to children at Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.

April 14, 2017 10
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‘So happy I could cry’

For Naomi, progress after her bone marrow transplant means strawberries and bike rides.

April 10, 2017 3
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‘A strong little trouper’

Maverick Smith came into the world weighing only 1 pound, 7 ounces. Now his mom delights in his chubby cheeks and double chin.

February 22, 2017 0
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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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Hoop dreams come true for patients

Kids score big with a visit from Harlem Globetrotters' Briana "Hoops" Green.

January 13, 2017 0
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‘Something is wrong’

Blood clots in Amelia Logan’s leg and lungs deliver tough lessons about living with risk and waiting for answers.

January 11, 2017 1
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Tiny Dancer, future rock star

Lily-Mae Morrison, a girl from Ireland fighting a rare cancer, has inspired many supporters, including Elton John.

January 10, 2017 0
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Tessa’s Treats fill souls with love

Tessa Bird wasn't expected to live. She spent 76 days in the NICU. Now, she and her family give back by bringing treats for other NICU families.

January 6, 2017 5
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‘A big holiday kiss to all of you’

Helen DeVos makes a special visit to the annual Christmas party at the children's hospital.

December 23, 2016 0
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‘I won’t let it drag me down’

A cystic fibrosis patient's wish to meet his favorite band, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, to come true.

December 20, 2016 0
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There’s magic in those sleigh bells

Santa visits children's hospital patients to share the cheer of Christmas.

December 19, 2016 1