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Snuggies From Jack

Snuggies from Jack

  Jack Barker is a 12-year-old with an engaging smile and an easy manner. He also happens to be a patient in the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders (CCBD) who saw a need here at the hospital and decided to take care of it. That makes Jack pretty amazing. Diagnosed with T-cell acute lymphocytic […]

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2009 Children’s Miracle Network Radiothon: One mother’s story

>Editor’s note: The Children’s Miracle Network Radiothon happens this Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 10 to 12, on 103.7 lite fm. The Radiothon is a fundraiser with donations going to Children’s Medical Center and Cook Children’s in Fort Worth. Guest blogger Stacie Smith, the mother of a patient at Children’s Medical Center, shares her son’s story […]

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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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