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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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Getting messy for a cause

Getting messy for a cause

Jude Cobler’s life is sanitized for his own protection. Not much can be messy and that’s hard for a kid. But a couple of days ago, Jude got to be just the opposite of neat. Jude, a patient at Children’s, underwent a bone marrow transplant in December 2010 and still has to be careful about […]

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Making A Statement

Making a statement

Football really isn’t Kelsey Oudshoorn’s game; volleyball is. But the other day, the 15 year old was waiting, football in hand, to meet Roger Staubach and Troy Aikman at Children’s. The two Dallas Cowboys icons shook her hand and autographed her ball, which she bought especially for the occasion. Kelsey, a patient in the Center […]

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Cops bring holiday cheer to Children’s

Editor’s note: A version of this story first appeared in 2013 and has been updated with new information. Most of the time when you see a cop, there may be some unpleasant associations. But for kids in the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders (CCBD) at Children’s Health Children’s Medical Center in Dallas, that’s definitely not the case: […]

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Back in the game

  September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. View a gallery of photos of children with cancer called “For The Moment” that showcases a day in the life of cancer patients and their families – whether at home, their struggles in treatment and through recovery. Matt Burpee, 7, is enjoying first grade and playing soccer […]

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