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When the joy of childhood is interrupted by an illness, we want to do something to make that experience as pleasant as possible for the child and family. These stories may provide you with inspiration or maybe with some comfort that you are not alone in your journey.

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Sarah's Story

Sarah Holm started skiing at age 6. It became her lifelong passion. By 11, her legs felt weak and a tumor was discovered, which recurred after surgery and attached to her spine.American Family Children's Hospital pediatric neurosurgeon Benny Iskandar...
6/17/2016 | Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Sarah's Story

Music to My Ears: Lexi's Remarkable Story

Music to My Ears: Lexi

Born deaf, Lexi came to Madison and American Family Children's Hospital's Pedatric Ear, Nose and Throat program for cochlear implant surgery. The first words she heard after surgery were her mom's: "Hi, Lexi. We love you."
6/06/2016 | Music to My Ears: Lexi's Remarkable Story

Nothing But Net: Nathan's Recovery from Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Nothing But Net: Nathan

Referred to American Family Children's Hospital after a leukemia diagnosis, Nathan achieved "rapid remission" after a chemotherapy regimen that included home care.
6/06/2016 | Nothing But Net: Nathan's Recovery from Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia