A mother's Story:

In 2007, at the age of 1, my oldest son had a difficult staph infection. We took him to our local hospital in Ilwaco, WA several times to be treated and after a week, there was no improvement. The infection in his leg kept getting worse. Tests of...

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Kelsi's Story:

Kelsi's Story - Doernbecher Children's Hospital
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Hunter's Story:

Hunter's Story - Doernbecher Children's Hospital
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Morgyn's Story:

I was born in October in 1989 with a condition called hydrocephalus and a shunt was placed a few weeks after birth. In 1992 Dr. Joseph Piatt replaced the shunt on three separate occasions within a 7-week period. All was well until 1997 when Dr....

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Lisa's Story:

Lisa's Story - Doernbecher Children's Hospital
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Rowan's Story:

When Rowan was born, we had no clue that he had Down Syndrome, despite all of the prenatal testing. Due to his condition he also was born with an AV canal (three holes in his heart). The many tests that were to ensue...

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Jadyn's Story:

In December of 2012 our sweet Jadyn began vomiting with little warning on occasion and having sporadic headaches and times where she was complaining that her head felt 'busy'. From December to late February this continued. Although all of this...

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Ryan's Story:

OHSU Doernbecher and Dr. Nathan Selden (and team) helped our 11yo little girl, Ryan, conquer Chiari Malformation! Here is Ry-Ry Butterfly wearing Chiari purple atop the tram platform on 1/7/15, eight months after our Chiari journey began, and...

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Blake's Story:

Blake suffered from migraines on a daily basis. We took him to the doctor numerous times, only be told that it was just a sinus infection or that it was allergies...

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