When you see Amazing, it changes you. We see Amazing every day in the kids and families we serve. Read some of their stories here.

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It’s a privilege, caring for the most amazing people on earth.

At Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, we see amazing every day. In the fighting spirit of a 25-week-old preemie. In the resilient five-year-old learning to walk again. And in the sense of pure optimism we see in every child.

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A family affected by type 1 diabetes doesn’t let the disease stand in their way

Four-year-old twins Lincoln and Leland were diagnosed with type 1 diabetes just after their first birthdays. Parents Megan and Jon help them manage the disease all day, every day.

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Kathleen rises above her uncommon combination of disorders

After battling an eating disorder and a rare autonomic condition, Kathleen hopes to inspire others.

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Step-by-step, Anna is facing the challenges associated with a rare chromosomal condition head on

For Anna, rising above the challenges of having a rare chromosomal condition takes spirit and determination. Step-by-step, she’s defying the odds.

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Twins Brody and Cooper thrive after rare Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome surgery

Identical twins share more than just looks with TTTS – Brody and Cooper thrive after beating a rare complication.

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Amina and Rania Abdi – Anchor Patient Story

Twin sisters were diagnosed with a rare disorder while in the womb, but a live-saving in-utero procedure allowed them both a chance at life.

Sara Bultsma and Dr. Yoav Messinger

Pediatric cancer survivor celebrates her health at Pine Tree Apple Tennis Classic 5K

Thirteen years after a leukemia diagnosis, Sara Bultsma remains inspired by the care she received at Children's Minnesota.

Miranda Mead

Competitive spirit gets Wayzata runner through meets, cancer treatment

Sixteen-year-old Miranda Mead approached Ewing's sarcoma the same way she does athletics.

Toddlers and Technology

In today's world, it is difficult to escape technology — even for young children. In fact, according to Common Sense Media, 38% of babies under 2 use tablets or smartphones, up from 10% in 2011. Yet, a study by the American Academy of Pediatrics states that children with self-soothing, sleep, emotional regulation, and attention issues are linked to mildly increased media exposure. Read the infographic below to learn more about toddlers and technology, and tips to encourage face-to-face interaction.

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