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Ethan Fox with Cowboys defensive back Morris Claiborne.

Athlete Back on Football Field Following Traumatic Brain Injury

Ethan pictured with Cowboys Defensive Back Morris Claiborne.   In 2012, Children’s admitted 330 patients with traumatic brain injuries. Ethan Fox was one of them. Ethan’s dad, Jason Fox, wasn’t sure if his son would be able to speak or even recognize him after receiving a traumatic brain injury while playing an impromptu touch-football game during recess […]

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Best Friends Rushed to Children’s After Near-Fatal ATV Collision

Evelyn Frazier has an image of her son that will forever be etched in her memory. “He was lying on the ground unconscious with paramedics surrounding him.” Evelyn’s son, Billy Webb, and his best friend, Jeremiah Sanders, spent the weekend like any other – hanging out with friends in their hometown of Greenville, Texas. So when […]

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After Crash, Family Returns With Gifts to Children’s

Myleah Rhynes had spent nearly 24 hours in the emergency department at Children’s on Christmas Day 2009. She hadn’t slept. She hadn’t eaten. And she wasn’t sure if her children and husband would survive after being seriously injured in a car wreck on Christmas Eve. Then something happened that made Myleah so happy that she […]

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Football Collision Leads to Near-Fatal Head Injury

After receiving a concussion during recess, a fourth grader was transported to the Children’s Dallas Level 1 Trauma Center. Follow a pictorial look at Ethan’s journey. It was a typical day at recess for fourth-grader Ethan Fox. But while playing a football game with his friends on May 29, 2012, an accident on the field […]

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Football accident lands student in ED – CBS 11

June 5, 2012  –  CBS Ch. 11 covers the story of Ethan Fox who was injured during an impromptu game of football during school recess and was admitted to the Children’s Medical Center Dallas emergency department with a skull fracture and arterial bleeding. Thanks to Ethan’s teacher, paramedics and Children’s pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Bradley Weprin, […]

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Toddler Crawls Through Doggy Door, Falls in Pool

It started out as a typical day at Makayla Mayes’ McKinney home in November 2009, though things changed quickly. Makayla’s mom, Brittany, was pulling clothes out of the washing machine while 2-year-old Makayla played nearby. But as soon as Mom turned her back, the toddler crawled through the doggy door and into the backyard. When […]

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