After 7 ½ years of searching for appropriate medical care for Abenet’s extreme scoliosis, her birth family relinquished rights in hopes for proper medical attention. Abenet moved to the United States to be adopted by the McIntyre Family in Wausau and began medical treatment immediately.
August 31, 2009, was an extremely special birthday for Lindsey Schoonover of Loyal. After months of waiting, she was able to hold her son, Ayden, for the first time. He was already 2 ½ months old. Born on June 11 (25 weeks along) Ayden weighed just 14 ounces and measured 9 ¾ inches long.
For Eric and Carissa Handrick of Woodruff, a Christmas season ultrasound held a much-anticipated present, the gender of their new baby. Instead of the routine appointment sending them with joyous news for their family, they were greeted with an unforgettable look on their doctor’s face.
My name is Lindsey Krueger. I am going to tell you the story of what happened to me last summer. I was 9 years old at the time. I had the GREAT IDEA of climbing a tree that was growing out of a rock fence. I was about 20 feet up in the air when it happened. The branch broke and I fell. I hit the back of my head on a big rock.
Shortly before his sixth birthday, Wyatt of Merrill, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). An otherwise healthy and physically active child who loves soccer, legos and giraffes, Wyatt started experiencing intense pain in his legs.
Jennifer Lopez is joining Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals as an official spokesperson to encourage supporters to “Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are.” The actress and singer is the latest celebrity to join Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals efforts to raise funds and awareness for 170 member children’s hospitals across North America.