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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.

April 14, 2017 18
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Hoop dreams come true for patients

Kids score big with a visit from Harlem Globetrotters' Briana "Hoops" Green.

January 13, 2017 0
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Voldemort’s Very Scary Merry Christmas

Past and present patients roared with laughter during the 24th annual Christmas production.

December 1, 2016 4
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‘The Nutcracker’ cast brings holiday cheer to kids

The Grand Rapids Ballet Company performs for patients and staff.

November 23, 2016 1
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Ribbons send messages of hope

Young patients bring awareness to childhood cancer with personalized ribbons.

September 20, 2016 1
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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.

July 21, 2016 0
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Dogs and ice cream? Yes, please

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

July 13, 2016 2
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Patient’s idol, Darth Vader, makes special visit

"May the force forever be with you, Princess," Vader said.

July 12, 2016 1
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Whitecaps players win with kids

Athletes might not win at board games, but they sure did win at coaxing smiles and giggles from kids in the hospital.

June 14, 2016 0
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Mouse ears sprout

Children's hospital staff and patients join Disney’s Share Your Ears campaign to raise funds for Make-A-Wish.

March 3, 2016 0
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Slam dunk smiles

High fives and selfies. Branden Dawson is in the house.

August 19, 2015 1
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Superheroes make a super visit

Helen DeVos Children's Hospital celebrates Christmas in July with a surprise visit from Spiderman and Batman.

July 28, 2015 1