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Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital

Making friends with fruits and veggies

A strawberry and piece of string cheese become (an edible) mouse in a fun, hands-on nutrition class for preschoolers.

Fearless prospectors

Ten teens headed into the California wilderness to find courage in the face of hemophilia. A Michigan nurse with the same disorder helped show them the way.

Patient Story

Sister survivors

Siblings Gloria Kragt and Judith Woodwyk battled breast cancer together. And won.

A lifetime of change

A nursing technician looks back at the innumerable changes in health care after half a century of service.

Patient Story

‘Our hearts and hands are truly full’

After years of dealing with infertility, Amanda and Tim Van Horssen welcome their third set of twins.

A long and storied road

At age 26, love and hope helped carry Ayde Kuyers on the 2,200-mile journey from Mexico City to Michigan.

Patient Story

‘Life is so uncertain. And it’s so valuable’

Donald Vandenberg, 89, reflects on love, loss and a daily lunch in a hospital cafeteria.

Legacy of a leader

'We understood patient-centered care before it became fashionable. To have been a small part of this effort is very rewarding.'