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“Children’s Pedcast”: How Make-A-Wish Minnesota grants wishes

Dr. Joanna Perkins, along with Carleen Crouse of Make-A-Wish Minnesota, talk about the wish-granting process.

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Supporters to walk at Mall of America for hydrocephalus awareness

Hydrocephalus is a chronic condition caused by an excessive buildup of cerebral spinal fluid in the brain.

Minnesota teens make pillowcases for hospitalized kids

Graduating seniors Hannah Bremer and Sophia Schmidt, of Rogers, established the Sweet Dreams Project as freshmen.

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Longtime Children’s employee goes extra mile for kids

Valerie Butterfield, an ITS employee, is running the Twin Cities Marathon as a member of Team Superstars.

6-year-old boy’s first haircut becomes good deed

Six-year-old Odin Bergs made sure his first haircut took on extra meaning.

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Boy honors sister’s life through fundraising, head-shaving event

Brady German raises money for cancer research and shaves his head for the St. Baldrick's Foundation to honor his late sister, Emma.

Couple will run their first marathon on behalf of Children’s

Emily Mahr and Ryan Olson signed up to run the Twin Cities Marathon and fund-raise on behalf of Children’s.

Advice for first-time marathoners from Coach Antonio Vega

Because many Team Superstars runners will be lining up for 26.2 miles for the first time, we asked Antonio a few questions.

Baby George thrives after stroke at birth

Almost one year ago, April Young gave birth to George at The Mother Baby Center. He arrived healthy and on time. Hours later, what was a fairytale birth quickly faded. Read his story.

Woman to honor late grandson at Twin Cities Marathon

This is the first in a series about Team Superstars runners who will participate in the marathon on behalf of Children’s inaugural charity running team.