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Child Life

Health care heroes need smiles, too

Children's hospital team members take to the sidewalk with chalk to add joy and sunshine to the Medical Mile.

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‘This is really amazing’

The community came together to help Tommy’s Boats deliver a boatload of toys to kiddos at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital.

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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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‘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.