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Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

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Horses make house calls

A special camp delivers happiness on horseback for children who suffer from cancer and blood disorders.

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‘A dream come true’

Blue Glass Studios hosts a culinary challenge where kids make pizza with the pros.

Kids suffering from RSV

A children's hospital doctor shares information every parent should keep on their radar about this stubborn virus.

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‘You need to stay happy’

For Hope Gonyon, a 9-year-old who has spina bifida, surgery gives a boost in independence.

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A merry little holiday party

Kids take a break from hospital rooms and medical appointments to play, meet Santa and choose gifts.

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‘Nothing will stop me’

Little Zinnia DeMaria has defied the odds since Day 1. Now the 7-year-old is in 'turbo mode' after 22 surgeries and months in the hospital.

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‘He can do the impossible’

Henry Brown is defying the odds and working to beat a rare cancer with the help of his sidekick Jack-Jack and a whole team that loves him.

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‘She doesn’t let anything stop her’

Soft-spoken and strong-willed, Lilly Gordon is enjoying life as a typical high schooler these days—and she's not letting cystic fibrosis get in the way.

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School rocks—even at the hospital

A party for young patients and their siblings delivers photo ops, fun activities and backpacks filled with supplies.

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Sweet baby, big victories

Born with a disorder of the bowel called Hirschsprung disease, Paul underwent surgery at 6 months of age for a delicate repair.

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A day for smiles

Past and present cleft palate and craniofacial surgery patients connect with one another and their surgeons during a day of celebration.

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