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Child Life

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‘Doggy, doggy, doggy! Here, doggy!’

K-9 officers brighten the day of a girl as she received treatment for cancer at the children's hospital.

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‘The best day ever!’

Cookie decorating kits bring joy to kiddos spending Valentine's week in the hospital.

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‘Best gift ever’

Santa visits the tiniest patients at the children's hospital to spread holiday cheer.

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Visits with Santa go virtual

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Mr. and Mrs. Claus enjoy a Zoom visit with patients at the children’s hospital.

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Finding comfort and joy

Through the rigors of leukemia treatment, music therapy helped 14-year-old Nora discover a gift for music and song writing.

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As cute as can be

Two women crafted 130 costumes so any parent who wanted to celebrate Halloween could choose an outfit for their little one.

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‘A dream come true’

Blue Glass Studios hosts a culinary challenge where kids make pizza with the pros.

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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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A merry little holiday party

Kids take a break from hospital rooms and medical appointments to play, meet Santa and choose gifts.

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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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School rocks—even at the hospital

A party for young patients and their siblings delivers photo ops, fun activities and backpacks filled with supplies.

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An opportunity to play

A giant Play-Doh donation to a children’s hospital stretches imaginations.