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Our visit to Capitol Hill was priceless

>Sheila Elliott, Colby Elliott’s mom, describes her family’s visit to Capitol Hill to meet Texas state representatives, senators, and their aides during Family Advocacy Days in Washington, D.C. Thanks to the Elliott family for helping us put a face on the important work done every day at Children’s Medical Center. We spent the day taking […]

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Congressional visits day

>Sheila Elliott, Colby Elliott’s mom, updates us on the June 16 congressional visits day so far. We’re on the Hill! It’s so exciting. So far we’ve met with Rep. Mike Conaway, Rep. Mike Burgess (who’s also a doctor), and Rep. Sam Johnson of Texas. It’s a challenge to keep three boys all focused and calm […]

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Family Advocacy Day celebration dinner

>Sheila Elliott, the mother of Colby Elliott, says her family is enjoying their time in the nation’s capital and had a great time at the family celebration dinner June 15. Read her update below. Our family had an AMAZING time tonight at the Family Advocacy Day celebration dinner. There was a magician, a live band, […]

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Colby’s mom updates us on their trip

>Sheila Elliot, the mother of Colby Elliot, says her family is enjoying their time in the nation’s capital. Read her update below. WOW! What an amazing time we are having here in Washington, D.C., representing Children’s Medical Center! Colby has enjoyed seeing a lot of the monuments and museums. This trip has been a dream […]

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Colby goes to Washington

Colby Elliot is the prototypical picture of an American boy. He has blonde hair, blue eyes and dimples that frame his smile. Norman Rockwell would have loved to use him as a model for one of his Saturday Evening Post covers in the 1950s. Now that summer has arrived, the 7-year-old from Frisco can be […]

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