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Child Life team

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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.

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Batman returns

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

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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.

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What do a scorpion, hedgehog and owl have in common?

Kiddos at the children's hospital met these creatures and asked all sorts of interesting questions.

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‘My accident actually brought me to a better place’

Partially paralyzed ArtPrize artist visits children's hospital with his sister to play music, talk about art and have a little fun.

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The harmony of Baby Levi’s heart

Even though a heart may beat only briefly, it's a sound that echoes into eternity for those it touched.

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A bunny and a chinchilla try to charm kids with their soft fur …

... and it worked.

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Na na na na na … Batman!

The Dark Knight of MI roared up in his Batmobile, delighting kids in the hospital.

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Clowning around at the children’s hospital

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performers entertain our littlest patients with banter and tricks.

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Christmas arrives early for children in the hospital

'Seeing their faces is what this is all about.'

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Dogs and ice cream? Yes, please

Four-legged volunteers coax smiles, and a chill treat, at the children's hospital.

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