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By Elizabeth, Children’s Hospital Colorado Patient Ambassador

Friday, Jun 19 2020
Elizabeth suffered severe burns over 30% of her body in a grease fire. Now she is empowering other burn survivors with the help of a stuffed octopus named Bubbles. Read Elizabeth’s powerful essay about how Children’s Hospital Colorado helped her to heal, inside and out.

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Chloe

By Chloe, Children's Hospital Colorado Patient Ambassador

Thursday, Oct 10 2019

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Olivia Caldwell Foundation

By Katie Caldwell-Burchett

Tuesday, Nov 20 2018
Katie Caldwell-Burchett lives about 250 miles from Children’s Hospital Colorado in Rawlins, Wyoming. So when her daughter, Olivia, was diagnosed with a brain tumor at 4 months old, it was not easy to access the expert pediatric care her baby needed. The family spent countless hours in the car travelling to Children’s Colorado for treatment, right up until Olivia passed away in October of 2013.

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Cora

By Cora, Children’s Hospital Colorado Patient Ambassador

Tuesday, Oct 9 2018
It is a common misconception that people struggling with eating disorders can be “scared into recovery.” In fact, the opposite is true. It took five weeks in the eating disorder unit at Children’s Hospital Colorado and years of treatment for me to realize this.

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Faith

By Faith, Children’s Hospital Colorado Patient Ambassador

Wednesday, Sep 19 2018
I was diagnosed with a rare, stage-4 cancer known as Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma (ARMS). This cancer was found in my pelvis, and I was told I had less than a 10% chance of survival. When I was diagnosed, I thought it was the end of the world.

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