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  • October Links We Love

    Each month, we’ll be featuring a variety of our favorite links with anything from Miracle kid stories to program best practices and highlights to whatever inspires us!

    Here’s a few things that have caught our attention this month:

    SICK FIGHTS BACK: SickKids, the local Children’s Miracle Network hospital in Toronto, Ontario Canada, released this incredible and motivating video that highlights the fight that patients and doctors are facing, and winning, against pediatric illnesses and injuries in order to encourage the local community to join the fight and donate. This article from The Toronto Star also features patient stories and photos to accompany the campaign.

    BEST HALLOWEEN COSTUME EVER: CMN Hospitals shared a story about Jeremy, a patient at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego being treated for Spina Bifida, who has created amazing Halloween costumes with his wheelchair.

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    BECOMING A MATCH: After attending Dance Marathon at Florida State University’s event earlier this year where he got swabbed to become a part of the National Bone Marrow Registry, FSU student Dani Palazzo now has the opportunity to save a woman’s life.

    MIRACLE STORY: Thanks to the incredible doctors at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, this baby was born not once, but twice after a life-saving treatment.

    INSIDE SCOOP: The Exponent, Purdue University’s student newspaper, went above and beyond with their coverage of Purdue University Dance Marathon this month, publishing 30 different articles during the course of the event–including event highlights, student profiles, and photos.

    MAKING A DIFFERENCE, ONE FAMILY AT A TIME: The mother of a Miracle child writes about how her faith in humanity has been restored thanks to the wonderful students involved with Illinithon at the University of Illinois. 

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    OUR INSPIRATION: Court Simmons was treated for Osteosarcoma herself and is now working to honor her mother and sister’s legacies by leading the charge for St. Joseph’s University’s inaugural Dance Marathon.

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    Have any links you love? Share them with us by e-mailing them to dmmedia@cmnhospitals.org! 

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