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Twin brothers John and Tom Pantlind shared many experiences growing up. Now they share an end to their heart troubles.
Isaiah Lunsford holds the 3-D replica of his heart. The model helped doctors at Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital repair Isaiah's unique heart defects. (Chris Clark | Spectrum Health Beat)Explore this story
Lester Cramer's left carotid artery was blocked. His surgeon recommended a new procedure that decreases the risk of stroke for patients like Cramer. (Chris Clark | Spectrum Health Beat)Explore this story
Genesis is visited by her big sister Ava in the neonatal intensive care unit. There are two more sisters, Halah and Sophia. The family lives up north in Ellsworth. (Chris Clark | Spectrum Health Beat)Explore this story
Don Lofton's goal is to help other patients with peripheral artery disease by sharing his experiences. I was meant to go through it for a reason, he said. "Maybe I was meant to be an example." (Chris Clark | Spectrum Health Beat)Explore this story
"This is the fulfillment of a dream for those of us who have dedicated ourselves to providing all aspects of heart and lung surgery to the patients of West Michigan," Dr. Edward Murphy said about the 100th lung transplant. (Chris Clark | Spectrum Health Beat)Explore this story
Sunshine, a 13-year-old golden retriever, visits 2-year-old Zoe Vulgaris. Zoe can't have pets in her room so Sunshine put his paw to the glass of her door while Zoe put her hand up on the other side. (Taylor Ballek | Spectrum Health Beat)Explore this story
Carol remembers that at first, Isaac was unable to sit up by himself. He moved around with a low, scooting crawl. His right eye was cloudy. He made few noises and didn't seem to hear well. (Chris Clark | Spectrum Health Beat)Explore this story