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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: Teagan's Story

When Teagan Marti fell 100 feet from an amusement park ride in July 2010, it wasn't clear if she would survive."I can't believe she's alive," said Teagan's mother in the immediate aftermath. "I'm so glad she's alive."Since then, 14-year-old Teagan ha...
7/31/2017 | Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Teagan's Story

Beyond Expectations: The Sophia Doebbert Story

Beyond Expectations: The Sophia Doebbert Story

Stricken with spinal muscular atrophy, doctors told Sophia Doebbert's parents she likely wouldn't live to see her third year. American Family Children's Hospital's Mary Schroth, MD, subscribed to a more optimistic prognosis. 
6/30/2017 | Beyond Expectations: The Sophia Doebbert Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Will's Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Will

A few weeks after he was born, Will Andrews of Madison was diagnosed with a life-threatening condition called biliary atresia. This means that Will's bile was not draining properly – a condition that could ultimately have led to liver fail...
6/30/2017 | Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Will's Story