The Petersen Family
Naomi got sick on July 22, 2019. We thought she may have a been bitten by a tick. Little did we know what she was in for. After a blood test for Lyme’s we waited a day.
The Miron Family
Levi was diagnosed when I was 20 weeks pregnant with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. In simple terms, he was born with half a working heart. He had his first open heart surgery when we was 1 week old.
The Hummer Family
Joshua has a congenital heart condition that decreased the ejection fraction and enlarged left ventricle.
The Illikainen Family
Layla was a beautiful twin baby girl. At the end of April she was found to have fetal hydrops while she was in the womb. She was born on May 17th and fought so hard on maximum life support for 3 weeks until June 10th when a pocket of fluid forme
The Gilliland Family
On July 7th, Michael was trimming a tree in his backyard. He was standing on a ladder using a chainsaw to cut a branch that didn't cut all the way through. He heard the branch cracking, but could not get away in time.
The Frederick Family
Three years ago a stomach ache turns into massive weight loss, fulltime feeding tube, bowel obstructions, low blood sugars, no weight gain and hospitalization with frequent trips to Mayo. Trying to balance being a wife of 26 years and a mother to
The Carlson Family
On Sunday, July 14th, Joel was severely injured in a freak pool accident. He broke two vertebrae, and is suffering from a spinal cord injury. He underwent a six-hour surgery on Monday, July 15th, to stabilize the spine, which involved removing t
The Ferguson Family
Maxley was born at 2lb 4oz. He spent 99 days in the hospital and was born just 4 days after the sudden loss of his daddy, my husband.
The Neubauer Family
Greyson was born in renal failure with a rare genetic disorder called Denys Drash. Which puts him at a high risk for a childhood cancer called Wilms tumor.
The Vavruska Family
Bennett has Spina Bifida and has been a patient at Gillette since he was an infant. Spina Bifida to our family means every day we help him take care of his basic needs.
The Solberg Family
Maisie was born with healing loss in March of 2018. Around a month old she started to be sick quite often. As the months past her delays became more prominent.