Tag: courage

Sophia- Hero of the Month

July 2015

“Sophia’s courage and spirit inspired us all” After suffering from abdominal pains for a few days, Sophia was admitted to Mercy Medical Center for further evaluation. The 7-year-old had a ruptured appendix and needed surgery. While in recovery, Sophia was unable to eat, rest or relax. She suffered extreme pain getting in and out of […]

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Lola- Hero of the Month

July 2015

“Lola smiled through the pain” After suffering from a severe strep throat infection and digestive issues, 6-year-old Lola was admitted to Mercy Medical Center for further treatment. Doctors soon discovered she had salmonella in her system. Lola was in the hospital for 10 days, secluded in isolation because of her illness. She needed many blood […]

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Alexis- Hero of the Month

July 2015

“Alexis displayed extraordinary strength and determination” Diagnosed with epilepsy earlier this year, Alexis came to Ministry St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital for a routine 24-hour VEEG. However, 4-year-old Alexis ended up staying far longer than a day. Doctors soon diagnosed Alexis with pancytopenia, a condition in which the body has a reduction of red and white […]

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Jacqueline- Hero of the Month

July 2015

“Jacqueline was thrilled to be a Hero of the Month” Three-year-old Jacqueline from Texas is a sweet, kind-hearted, and loving little girl. Born with a positional club foot on her right side, her entire life has been filled with hospitals. Jacqueline has endured several non-invasive corrective procedures, but so far, nothing had helped the little […]

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Larkin- Hero of the Month

July 2015

“Larkin kept a smile on her face even during the hardest days” After suffering from abdominal pain for three days, 6-year-old Larkin was admitted to Nationwide Children’s Hospital for dehydration. Shortly after, she was escorted to the OR where a central line was placed in her neck to begin apheresis, the separation and integration of […]

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Douglas- Hero of the Month

July 2015

“Douglas is a super hero” Douglas has faced many struggles throughout his 15 years of life, but has bravely worked to overcome them. He has been receiving services from Henderson Behavior Health since 2013 and has recently improved immensely. By working through his treatments, Douglas has better social skills and is able to focus easier, […]

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Monica- Hero of the Month

July 2015

“Monica showed everyone kindness, even while she was in pain” For several weeks, 14-year-old Monica suffered from extreme stomach pain. She wasn’t able to eat, became anemic, dropped weight, and missed school and time with her friends. Medication prescribed by doctors made her even sicker. Monica was eventually admitted to Mercy Medical Center where surgeons […]

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Carmon- Hero of the Month

July 2015

“Carmon was always asking questions” Even though she was afraid, in pain and missing out on a lot of fun stuff, 7-year-old Carmon never let her smile and polite disposition drop. Carmon was hospitalized at Mercy Medical Center after suffering from a sore throat, rash and fever. The rash covered her entire body; she was […]

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Kids Wish Network is a charitable organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children having experienced life-altering situations. Kids Wish Network assists children and their families through several key programs.