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Child Life Department

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The amazing brothers Blain

Daxton, 2, and Sawyer, 4, battle a rare genetic disease with a team of specialists and the calming power of music.

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‘Pure joy and celebration’

Eight-month-old Axle enjoys a special luau in the NICU prior to going home after a lengthy hospital stay.

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Dinosaur visit is ‘pure happiness’ for kids

A life-like Allosaurus named Allie and a T-Rex called Ripley visit young patients at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.

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Puppets take on the pandemic

Pediatric patients' drawings come alive with the help of Grand Rapids Civic Theatre dreamers.

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‘This is amazing’

Festivities at the children's hospital give kids a chance to be superheroes on Halloween.

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‘An incredible gift’

Talk about kid-friendly surgery: Children watch live feeds from zoos and aquariums while in the operating room.

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Bonus!

Children's hospital patients now enjoy the thrill of playing pinball.

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‘They are all caring about us’

Blinking lights from law enforcement agencies and caring individuals send messages of love and support for kids in the hospital.

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Light up the night for kids

Help say good night and send best wishes to kiddos at the children's hospital by participating in Project Night Lights.

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Doctors by day, rockstars by night

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

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Going bald for little Lilly Loding

Four-year-old wears a unicorn horn while shaving her dad's head.

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Ribbons send messages of hope

Young patients bring awareness to childhood cancer with personalized ribbons.