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Eli’s story: ‘We didn’t know if he’d be here today’

Eli has gone from a 50 percent chance of survival at birth to being a rambunctious toddler. He had a life-threatening birth defect that inhibits lung growth and had his first surgery at 4 days old.

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One-of-a-kind: Maya writes the book on a rare immune disorder

Maya has an extremely rare, life-threatening genetic condition that affects her immune system. It is so unique that it requires expert clinicians, state-of-the-art facilities and novel approaches to diagnose and treat her. Find out how this one-of-a-kind girl and her doctors are writing the book on her rare disorder.

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Eight-year-old Tom beat cancer. Find out why he still needs your help.

After more than three years of treatment for leukemia, 8-year-old Tom is cancer-free. But he still needs your help. Find out why - and how you can be a part of the solution

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Research Yields High Rewards for Kids Like Sophia

Sophia beat a brain tumor. Now, thanks to donors, Children's Hospital Colorado is working to find new treatments and cures for kids just like her.

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Cora’s Mental Health Journey: From Crisis to Advocacy

Cora faced many barriers to getting treatment for a mental illness and almost died. Together, we can ensure that more kids and teens in the Rocky Mountain region get the right care at the right time.

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Markus Lost His Leg and Gained a Courage He Never Knew

“It takes a lot of courage to keep on going, especially when you’re sick and don’t feel well,” said Markus. “I always told myself that ahead of chemo, ahead surgery, ahead of all this, I will be able to live as close to a normal life as possible.”

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Why I Ride for Colton

A mom and dad become superheroes, even with broken hearts. Britney and Sam ride in the Courage Classic with the Cardiac Climbers in honor of their son, Colton ("Moose"), who passed away due to congenital heart defects at 3 months old.

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For the Goldenbergs, Supporting Brain Tumor Research is Personal

“Our hope is that our gifts will enable breakthroughs to benefit our granddaughter and many more children. The research will make a difference.”

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Creative Arts Heal Body, Mind and Soul

After a difficult diagnosis, children often need to build a new identity and find language to describe their experience. The Ponzio Creative Arts Therapy Program allows them to do just that. Read about one patient who says the program helped save her life.

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Trinity Chooses a Life Not Defined by Her Scars

"Going to Burn Camp and being around other burn survivors was very memorable. For the first time since my accident, I knew that I wasn’t alone in the world." – Trinity, burn survivor and Children’s Hospital Colorado Ambassador

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