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Cancer patient reflects on diagnosis — 20 years later

Ted Sibley, MD, is a former Children’s patient who used to work as a nursing assistant and pharmacy technician at Children’s while attending medical school.

Hearing aids expand 9-week-old boy’s world

Elijah Cook, of Andover, was diagnosed with severe-profound sensorineural hearing loss shortly after his birth.

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Children’s patient has brain tumor removed, wakes up a new person

Elizabeth Johnson Camozzi writes about the surgery that saved her life.

Wisconsin boy overcomes tumor inside heart

Cole Eckes, 4, was diagnosed with cardiac fibroma when he was an infant.

Iron Range boy beats heart problem

Tyler LaMourea was diagnosed with tachycardia, a faster-than-normal resting heartbeat, when he was 6 years old.

Mom grateful for Children’s care before, after daughter’s double lung transplant

Janice Eason shares the story of her daughter, Kali, who was a preemie at 24 weeks and weighed less than 2 pounds.

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Meet Madeline

When Madeline grows up, she wants to be a house designer and build a house for her parents.

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Meet Aden

When Aden grows up, he wants to be a doctor because he enjoys school.

Making of “Meet Abbey, future ballerina”

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the commercial featuring Abbey, the future ballerina, and her family.

Andrews journey: a life of great purpose and meaning

Andrew Schmidt was the first person in Minnesota to be diagnosed with Pallister-Killian syndrome, an extremely rare genetic disorder that causes cognitive delays.