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Minnesota girl, 7, writes book to help patients

Children's patient Kristina Heinlein, of Detroit Lakes, gives advice to kids facing surgery.

Meet John

John loves to play hockey, and he wants play professionally when he grows up.

Meet Sam

When 3-year-old Sam grows up, he wants to build parks because he loves playing in parks.

Family thankful for care infant daughter received at Children’s

The Marincel family of Rice Lake, Wis., wrote about their experience during their daughter and sister's stay at Children's.

Meet Julia

Julia likes practically everything about Children’s, so she’s raising $1,000 annually for the next five years to help other kids.

Mother of Children’s heart patient writes book

In "Embracing Charlie," author-mother Mindy Lynn writes about her family’s emotional journey with her son, who was born with a congenital heart defect.

Meet Katie

When Katie grows up, she wants to be a dancer. She loves to dance.

New mom reflects on her premature birth

Kirsten DesMarais, who was born at 28 weeks in 1988, gave birth to her first child 10 days after her due date.

Meet Abbey

Born five weeks early and with myriad medical issues, Abbey has been a patient at Children's since birth.

Meet Elijah

When Elijah grows up, he wants to be a "money man" so he can buy M&M's for everyone, or maybe an astronaut or a doctor because they are awesome.