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Children's Medical Center Holiday Parade

Holiday Parade Benefits Kids

Being in the hospital can be very overwhelming for a child or teen. The Child Life Department provides support to patients and families in many ways. For example, a Certified Child Life Specialist may use special books or dolls to help a child understand why they are having surgery. They can teach positive coping strategies […]

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Thanks a million to the Baldridges

“What could the Children’s Research Institute do with $1 million?” That was the question that Emy Lou and Jerry Baldridge asked Dr. Sean Morrison, director of the Children’s Research Institute, a new joint venture between Children’s Medical Center and UT Southwestern Medical Center. “We will take innovative approaches to make transformative discoveries – discoveries that […]

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St. Baldrick's

A Family Affair – St. Baldrick’s

Hello All. My name is Andy and I wanted to share my story with St. Baldrick’s. You can raise money by having people donate money to your cause and at the end of the event you have your head shaved as a thanks to everyone. Right now I am 15 years old and this March […]

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Bone marrow recipient meets donor

What being a marrow donor really means

Last week, a throng of Children’s employees, including myself, got to watch an amazing meeting here at Children’s. It was a long-awaited reunion of sorts between 6-year-old Laurel Good and Krista Katris, 23. Krista donated her bone marrow to Laurel over a year ago, a gift that saved Laurel’s life. Laurel, who was diagnosed at […]

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Teen raises funds through tennis tournament

Teen raises $16,000 through tennis tourney

Nina Quirk, a 16-year-old student at The Hockaday School in Dallas, shares her thoughts on how she raised thousands for Children’s through playing in the Children Helping Children Junior Singles Tennis Tournament. I participated in my first Children Helping Children Junior Singles Tennis Tournament at age 11. I remember how I thought the idea of […]

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Legos and Team Sasha

Kids have the most marvelous ways of remembering special things and special people. Sometimes, one toy captures a host of memories. For instance, Legos were one of my favorite toys as a child. The idea that you could build anything you imagined made for hours of fun with those colorful little snap-together plastic pieces. Legos […]

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