Author Archive | Heather Elise Duge

Nurses in Haiti

Nurses find hope in Haiti

As soon as the earthquake hit Haiti, images swirled through the media. Everywhere I looked, photos and videos of grief-stricken and injured people stared back at me. There’s no doubt that the earthquake left the Haitians in a living nightmare. But what I hadn’t seen until now was the amazing resilience and hope in the […]

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From a patient mom’s perspective

>Stacie Aulds, mom of 3-year-old AJ Wells, shares her story from Selena Gomez’s visit to the hospital on Dec. 6: Selena Gomez of Disney’s Wizards of Waverly Place visited Children’s. My son AJ Wells was fortunate enough to meet her. AJ was diagnosed with leukemia in April of this year. During his treatment so far, […]

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For one patient, heart surgery led to the chance of a lifetime

>Since Klaire Hicks underwent life-saving heart surgery on Oct. 20, it’s been a whirlwind. Only two-and-a-half weeks after two holes in her heart were repaired at Children’s, Klaire flew to Hollywood to film a commercial with recording artist and Disney star Selena Gomez. And today The Dallas Morning News followed her around Velma Penny Elementary […]

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