Clowning around at Children’s

Crystal Goss spent a day with the Children’s Funnyatrics clowns. Following is her account of the experience. I knew the clowns from the Children’s Funnyatrics Program were going to be funny. I mean, they are clowns. We asked them to hang out with us for a behind-the-scenes photo and video shoot for the second season [...]

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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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Secret Life of Girls

The Secret Life of Girls

I can’t imagine being in middle school today. When I was in seventh grade the first online instant messenger was launched, the likes of Cindy Crawford graced magazines, and the only phone I had was connected to a wall. But today, girls in middle school now send hundreds of text messages each day, are connected [...]

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Sea World visit makes a splash

Sea World Visit Makes a Splash

  A few dozen patients had the chance to shake their tail feathers with some exotic visitors yesterday. SeaWorld San Antonio was gracious enought to bring a few of their non-marine animals for a show and learn visit. Keepers talked to patients and their families about the importance of protecting our costal marshlands so native [...]

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