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music therapy

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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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A shot and a song

Singing playful versions of childhood classics, a respiratory therapist entertains and educates vaccine recipients.

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‘It was just a gift’

As Renee Teeple undergoes cancer treatments, she finds emotional and spiritual strength in music therapy.

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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.

A herald for heroes

The Michigan National Guard's 126th Army Band treats Spectrum Health team members to an unforgettable afternoon.

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The magical music of Matthew

Born blind, a 14-year-old boy has become a virtuoso who sees colors within the most intricate sounds of music.

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The fun factor

A woman with Parkinson’s disease gets back on her feet through the perfect beat—music-based rehab that feels more like entertainment than therapy.

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Multiple myeloma and Motown memories

After a lifetime in music and a courageous battle with cancer, Chester Lowe faced his final reprise. With the help of music therapy, he made every note count.

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A melody for recovery

At age 17, Shawn Wieland suffered a traumatic brain injury in a winter car crash. Twenty years later, he's back to walking and playing guitar.

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A concert of hope and healing

The Grand Rapids Symphony and Spectrum Health music therapists perform in a special event for nursing and rehabilitation residents, family and friends.

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‘Lucky girl’

Twelve-year-old Skylar Darga battles cystic fibrosis and embraces life with gusto.

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Three hearts beat as one

Heartbeat recording creates keepsake for cancer patient and her family.