This is a story about a family whose lives were changed forever. It’s a story about two brothers and a horrible crash that claimed the life of a devoted mom and loving grandmother. It’s about a dedicated father who was faced with putting the life of his family back together. It’s about the commitment of Children’s Miracle Network, an organization devoted to improving the health care of children.
When people hear stories about infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), they often have images of tiny babies as small as one pound. But the NICU is intended to care for all critically ill babies ~ not just those suffering from complications due to prematurity.
Eighteen-year-old Joshua Svejda of Spencer loves horses. He also enjoys hunting, fishing and being on the Spencer High School wrestling team--all typical activities for a young man of Joshua’s age. But Josh’s life is anything but typical.
As an avid basketball player and 6th grade student at Auburndale Elementary, it’s no surprise to find 12-year-old Mariah Urban playing basketball at home with her brothers Ryan and Brett. “We have a basketball court and hoop in the hayloft,” shared Mariah.
Ministry Saint Joseph's Children's Hospital
611 Saint Joseph Ave
Marshfield, WI 54449
800.428.5000 (WI only)
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