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patient Ben and mom, Alison holding hands and smiling in a field

Finding courage and heart: Ben’s story

Ben Barrick was diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome in utero. His mom shares how their world changed when she found out her son would be born with a congenital heart defect and how she found the strength to get through it.

Owen leaning against fence

Owen’s heart thrives despite congenital diagnosis

A congenital heart defect diagnosis won't slow Owen down.

Erik’s Tournament for the Heart

July 30, 2018, 10:03 a.m. – 9 p.m., Dellwood

The 9th Annual Erik’s Tournament for the Heart Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, July 30, 2018 at Dellwood Country Club. The event honors Erik, who was born with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, and has endured three heart surgeries at Children’s, and continues to do great!

Surgical repair of hypoplastic left heart syndrome

Hypoplastic left heart syndrome

Hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) is a complex and rare heart condition. Children with HLHS have a combination of related heart problems.