At Children’s 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.
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.
Grady was born prematurely and has undergone multiple shunt procedures for hydrocephalus, but he doesn’t let anything slow him down.
Born with a one-of-a-kind genetic variance, 2-year-old William Schlimm learned to walk with the help of rehabilitation services at Children’s Minnesota.
Peter Engstrom is an honor roll student and football captain at Spring Lake Park High School.
For teens like Jessica with type 1 diabetes it’s about balancing your numbers. By managing her disease, she doesn’t let it limit her independence.
Madison Bates is a junior at Hudson (Wis.) High School who does an amazing job handling type 1 diabetes. But she’s amazing at a lot of other things, too!
NICU Then & Now: Jonathon Whitehill weighed 10.9 ounces when he was born in 2009. Today he's a first-grader who loves school and sports.
Leah underwent multiple surgeries before she was 5 months old so that she could share her big personality and infectious smile with the world.
Lucia Halstrom has learned to thrive nearly two years after experiencing sudden cardiac arrest.
For 15-year-old Josh Karels, who was diagnosed with multisystem autoimmune disease, an illness that causes the body's inflammatory system to destroy healthy organs, the bonds built through hockey are the foundation of his life.