Tag: heart disease

Wish kid Carlos - Kids Wish Network

Wish Kid Carlos’ Get-Away Shopping Spree Wish

August 31st, 2016

“Carlos’ fun-filled day shopping with his family” Doctors noted a heart murmur when Carlos was born, but he went on to lead a relatively healthy life until he was eight years old. Overnight, everything changed. Carlos was diagnosed with a right coronary artery anomaly (CAA), a congenital defect that can lead to sudden cardiac arrest. […]

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Colton Anglin

Baby Turns Blue at Birth Due to Lack of Oxygen

February 24th, 2016

“The reversed arteries in his heart put him in cardiorespiratory failure” The sweet sound of an infant’s first cry is one of the happiest moments for new parents. When Colton was born via cesarean section, his mom and dad were robbed of this special gift. The cruel reality was that their baby boy had started […]

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Male Stars Who Were Bullied

December 9th, 2015

“From Victims to A-List Celebrities: Beating the Bullying Culture Part 2” Bullying transcends demographic barriers, gender included. No one is immune, not even celebrities. Emotional or physical in nature, the pain that follows the abuse takes its toll on the victim. You can’t control what other kids do or say, but you can control how […]

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Breyley’s Ultimate Gaming Upgrade

January 26th, 2015

“Our day was full of happiness” The day after Wish Kid Breyley was born, a nurse discovered his oxygen level was at only 45 percent, an extremely below average number. After multiple hospitals and tests, Breyley was diagnosed with transposition of the great arteries and a ventricular septal defect, both life-threatening heart complications that affected […]

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Dream treehouse for Bridgewater girl gets off the ground

August 19th, 2010

BRIDGEWATER — Gianna Balletta’s nine years of life have been an adventure so when it came time to get a wish from the Kids Wish Network, she wanted a treehouse complete with a zip line. On Wednesday Tree Top Builders, Home Depot and Somerville Lumber partnered to give her just that. When she asked for […]

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