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Dr. Marcus Haw

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Her rainbow heart baby

A prenatal ultrasound alerted Amanda Rostic to her son's medical challenges, giving her time to plan his care well before birth.

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‘The best hope you can have’

JJ Smith’s parents moved to a new home and found new doctors—all to save their son.

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‘A real pioneer’

Asked if he wanted to undergo a groundbreaking surgery to rebuild his heart, 11-year-old Trent Ahlefeld said, ‘I’ll take a risk to make myself feel better.”

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A closer look at a complex heart

Pediatric cardiologists use 3D viewing technology to plan how to re-route and replace a teenager’s blood vessel.

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Heart of mystery

A 3D model helps a 10-year-old boy understand his unique anatomy. And it helps his doctors plan his treatment.

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‘His whole story has been a miracle’

Adopted from China with heart defects, Isaiah Lunsford receives a life-changing surgical fix.

‘A warm and generous woman’

Helen DeVos leaves a legacy of compassion and healing at the children’s hospital that bears her name.

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Reaching for recovery

After complex heart problems and several surgeries, little Graylyn Karaus is stretching, reaching and working toward walking.

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‘God wasn’t finished telling her story’

Two years after a terrible car crash, Kathryn Dotas returns to the pediatric intensive care unit to thank the team that saved her life.

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The smallest survivor

Born premature, tiny and with a serious heart defect, Elliot Dykstra overcame tough odds.

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‘I have to make my days count’

LeAnn Ouwinga thought her heart troubles were over after childhood surgery. Decades later came serious complications.

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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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