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Vote for Children’s!!!

We at Children’s have a favor to ask. Our Disease Management department is a top 10 finalist for a $25,000 grant from Post Cereals. By simply going to the Post “Grant for Good Health” Web page and casting your vote for the “Project Fit America” entry, you can help us receive the grant. Children’s will […]

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Childrens Helping Children

Basic enough for an adult to understand

Patricia McDonald felt so confident in her 9-year-old son, Andrew, that she allowed him to conduct an entire telephone interview by himself with a hard-driving, relentless public relations representative – Me. The third grader from Plano and I discussed how and why he raised more funds than any other male player in the Children Helping […]

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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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Small town with a big heart

>I’m not a Texan. I always tell people, “I wasn’t born here, but my babies will be.” I know that will never make me a Texan, but I hope it demonstrates to ya’ll that I intend to stay. I like it here, I like it a lot. Still, I never sat through Texas history (that […]

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A new soundtrack for Children’s

>I know what the new piano in the Children’s Dallas lobby sounds like to an employee. In the midst of a day full of staring at a computer screen, attending meetings and trying to be creative and efficient, it sounds like perspective. Somehow, the chords and keys distract me from busyness and call me to […]

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Giving back to Children’s

> Ah, the hustle and bustle of the winter holidays: the happy (or maybe harried) crowds, the present buying, the decorations, the parties. It gives me a chill just thinking about it. You may think it seems a little early to be thinking about the holidays, but Diana Garcia is already fully involved in planning […]

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