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Vito’s superhero spirit

Vito has spent most of his two years of life battling brain cancer at Children’s Minnesota while donning his signature superhero capes. Through difficult times, he teaches his family to always laugh and cherish the little things in life.

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Manage your child’s sleep for daylight saving time

If you want to be proactive to minimize the disruption to your child’s sleep pattern, here are a few things to consider.

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Children’s Minnesota to host holiday bereavement event

We understand that preparing for the holidays can be challenging. The Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota Bereavement Advisory Team (BAT), along with Children's Minnesota staff, is hosting "Grieving Through the Holidays," an event to help you connect with other bereaved families who are preparing for the holidays.

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Diagnosed with cancer as infant, 2-year-old Aili surviving, thriving

Aili Kleven was diagnosed with stage 3 intermediate-risk neuroblastoma.

A’rrington’s resilient heart

A’rringTon was born with a rare heart condition and spent much of his first year of life at Children’s Minnesota.

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Minnesota boy adopted from China born with ‘beautifully created, imperfect heart’

Tovin Kainz, 4, was born with tetralogy of Fallot, a congenital heart defect.

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Children’s Minnesota nurse’s work picture perfect

Get to know Jonathan Matters and find out what inspired his photography project in this week’s Five Question Friday.

“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.

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Children’s Minnesota employee has worn many hats in 20 years

Five Question Friday: Desiree Wallace is celebrating her 20-year anniversary with the organization this year and has worked in a variety of roles.