Tag: child hero


Logan- Hero of the Month

May 13th, 2015

“Logan has shown how tough she can be” Bacterial meningitis can be a very scary and very devastating infection. For our Hero of the Month, Logan, it brought out her bravery. Logan was suffering from a fever, felt confused, and then had a seizure. The 3-year-old was quickly rushed to Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital where […]

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Alyssa- Hero of the Month

May 7th, 2015

“Alyssa never ceases to show her strength” Alyssa was born with neuroblastoma that covered 75 percent of her spine, wrapped around her right lung and compressed her windpipe. The rare, cancerous tumor was removed in an 11-hour surgery when Alyssa was just 3 weeks old. Afterwards, she started chemotherapy to further treat the cancerous cells. […]

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Xakkary- Hero of the Month

March 27th, 2015

He was admitted for a severe and rare case of pneumonia After spending over 18 days at BSA Health System hospital in Texas, 3-year-old Xakkary demonstrated bravery many, many times. He was admitted for a severe and rare case of pneumonia that required multiple procedures. Xakkary courageously suffered through a central tube, chest tubes, a […]

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Conrad- Hero of the Month

January 28th, 2015

Conrad’s determination to get better and work hard despite his discomfort make him a hospital Hero Conrad was admitted to Kapi’olani Medical Center for Women and Children suffering from pectus excavatum, meaning “hollowed chest”. This is a congenital deformity of the chest wall, causing it to look caved-in or sunken. As a result of his […]

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Cooper – Hero of the Month

January 26th, 2015

Cooper always gives 110% Cooper was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at 9 months old and utilizes regular therapy to increase his muscle strength. As a result of his condition, Cooper suffers from complete paralysis on his right side, known as hemiplegia. Recently, Cooper was once again treated at Shriners Hospitals for Children in the Twin […]

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Girl With Rare Medical Reaction Honored as Hero of the Month

December 21st, 2014

CINCINNATI, Ohio (December 2, 2014): When 4-year-old Nevaeh Kelly initially fell ill, neither her mother nor her doctors imagined that the medication being used to treat her would actually be the cause of another dangerous illness. Nevaeh was diagnosed with Stevens-Johnson Syndrome that lead to a complicated stay at Shriners Hospitals for Children®–Cincinnati, where she […]

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Riverside teen honored as Hero of the Month

December 1st, 2014

…through it all her spirits were very high and she always had a smile on her face…

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Sioux City girl honored as Hero of the Month

December 1st, 2014

…despite her struggle, Trista remained positive and cooperative…

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