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A legacy of letters

German-born volunteer Hildegard Krusch, 90, delivers cheer and mail to hospital patients.

‘Productive and successful’

Meet Bradley Spidell: Artist, entrepreneur, volunteer.

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You’re one in a billion, baby boy

Little Hayden, born with two rare disorders, might be the first of his kind. His parents treasure his uniqueness.

‘Just keep your feet up’

More than 500 kids twirl and hop through the fifth annual Jump Jam.

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‘Holy-cow-crazy awesome’

A miniature horse named Charlie brings a special brand of pet therapy to children at Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.

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‘I’m not a quitter’

Larry Whitten rolled into pulmonary rehab in a wheelchair. He walked out using the stairs.

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Gabe’s story

Gabe Dehen, 2, has a terminal genetic condition—but his parents are clinging to hope for a miracle.

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‘I am a mystery’

With courage and smiles, Addison Post battles an extraordinarily rare condition.

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‘She has a guardian angel’

When Brianna Laux, 12, faced a life-threatening brain condition, her mother believes “all the stars were aligned” for success.

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Doctors by day, rockstars by night

Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital hosts its first staff talent show.

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‘The new Jonathan’

At age 22, he became a medical pioneer when he received a jawbone implant. He now has a new chin, too.

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‘It doesn’t look like you had a stroke’

With quick action, surgery and medication, Darlene Smitter avoided major brain damage.

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