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October 22, 2015

Rallying Around ‘Jack’ – Buying Time for 11-Year-Old Who Touched the Hearts of His Care Team

By Uma Thangaraj Uma Thangaraj

He melts hearts with his infectious smile, cheerful attitude and frequent magic tricks. But the slogan on Haonan Jiang’s T-shirt, which reads “Tough as Nails,” is a more accurate summation of his spirit, and the fight he and his family have been waging. The 11-year-old from Beijing, China, prefers to be called “Jack.” He is suffering from […]

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Tags: anaplastic astrocytoma, Cancer, Dr. Amulya NageswaraRao, Dr. Nadia Laack, Dr. Sherilyn Driscoll, Mayo Clinic Children's Center


June 12, 2015

Spina Bifida Won’t Slow Down Ty Wiberg

By Hoyt Finnamore Hoyt Finnamore

If everyone else can do it, why can’t I? If Ty Wiberg, a 13-year-old from Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, has one guiding principle in life, that might be the one. The Chippewa Falls Middle School student has undergone 16 surgeries, walks with braces and uses a wheelchair for distance. Ty was born with spina bifida, a spinal […]

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Tags: Dr. Jane Byrd, Dr. Sherilyn Driscoll, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spina Bifida, Spina Bifida Clinic


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