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Child Life

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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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May the force be with you, kiddos

Project Night Lights, Star Wars edition, features hundreds of waving lightsabers inside and outside Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.

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A party full of love

Volunteers throw a special party for kids spending time in the hospital on Valentine’s Day.

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Incredible superheroes save Santa

Kids roar with excitement as their doctors, nurses and caregivers take to the stage in dance and song.

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The power of ‘ghost poop’

A brave 4-year-old girl gets a little help from her friends as she overcomes her fear of injections.

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Superheroes arrive in style

A quartet of caped crusaders rappel down the side of the children's hospital to kick off the Halloween party.

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‘A lot of candles on our cake’

Sixteen-year-old Lizzie planned to take part in Project Night Lights—just not as a patient.

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Big catch, even bigger smiles

A group of children's hospital patients spent the morning charter fishing on Lake Michigan.

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Bonus!

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

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Abracadabra!

The International Brotherhood of Magicians coax smiles during a visit to the children’s hospital.

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‘You do whatever magic you can do’

Child Life team members brighten the days of young patients.

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‘A Godsend’

A summer party brings the beach to the children's hospital.

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