Tag: Bladder exstrophy

Virginia child vanquishes Darth Vader on wish granted by Kids Wish Network

July 2014

ABINGDON, Va.: As 9-year-old Taylor Hayes, in his Obi-Won Kenobi costume, sauntered up to Darth Vader, light saber in hand, there was nothing but excitement in his eyes. The Abingdon, VA, child faced his “Star Wars” nemesis on his recent wish trip to Disney World thanks to Florida-based children’s charity Kids Wish Network. From the […]

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From a Galaxy far, far away: Jedi Taylor saves the day

May 2014

“Taylor has had 21 different surgeries in only 9 years” From the moment Taylor was born, he’s been struggling against his life-threatening illness. One of Taylor’s organs formed partially outside of his body, and within 24 hours of his birth, Taylor was sent to three different hospitals searching for answers. The right doctor finally diagnosed […]

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Brandon’s Awesome New Pool!

October 2010

Name: Brandon Age: 8 State: KY Before he was even born, Brandon’s doctors told his mother that he would have a condition called bladder exstrophy, in which part of his bladder was actually on the outside of his body. Immediately after his birth, he was taken into an 8-hour surgery to put his bladder back […]

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