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Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

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‘Mini airlift’ brings 3 Haitian kids to hospital

‘It’s going to be life-changing for them,’ says pediatrician who helped arrange the children’s trip.

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Hello, beautiful

The top 10 list of baby names includes lots of favorites from last year, and a couple of new additions.

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‘Just straight-up shock’

When a leukemia diagnosis interrupted Alex McCready's teen years, he worked hard to "keep it positive."

‘It’s what she would have wanted’

The spirit of Helen DeVos was felt amid the holiday joy at the annual Christmas party.

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Sweet rewards

An 11-year-old leukemia survivor is all smiles as she meets her hero, celebrity chef and "Pioneer Woman" Ree Drummond.

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‘I was brave’

Diagnosed with epilepsy two years ago, 6-year-old Maci Nichols now enjoys life free of seizures and medication.

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Doctors dance, dance, dance!

Children's hospital staff put on a spectacular Holly Troll-y Christmas stage performance for kiddos and their families who have dealt with cancer or blood disorders.

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‘Lots of toys and joy’

The Bottomless Toy Chest delivers more than 350 toys to children in the hospital.

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The gift of giving

Young hematology and oncology patients and siblings shop for presents for their families.

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A super Halloween for super kids

Princesses, fairies, superheroes and assorted friendly creatures mingled with young patients at the annual children's hospital party.

‘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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‘The biggest thing was staying positive’

After overcoming Burkitt lymphoma, Scott Vander Sloot aims to make his wish for a sports communications career come true.

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