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Stories of everyday strength from resilient hearts

Join us in celebrating our patients’ strength and resilience after complex heart surgery.

Caroline smiling at the camera in the library

Born with complex heart disease

Caroline lives and works in New York City, but still travels to Boston for her heart care — including routine check-ups with Boston Children's Hospital cardiologist Dr. Elizabeth Blume.

 

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Surpassing expectations

The last time we met Maddy, she was still a baby, busy recovering from three complex heart surgeries at Boston Children’s. Now an active 3-year-old, Maddy has continued to thrive, and according to her mom, Morre, has surpassed all expectations.

 

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Maddy in a floral dress smiling for the camera
Michael on a boat with an outboard motor on it, smiling for the camera

A quick recovery from valve replacement

Michael was born with tetralogy of Fallot and had two surgeries at Boston Children’s as a young child, first at age 2 and again at age 6. Then, in 2015, his cardiologist in the Boston Adult Congenital Heart Disease (BACH) program, Dr. Anne Marie Valente, told him he would need a pulmonary valve replacement within the next year.

 

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Boston Children's Hospital has been named the #1 children's hospital in the nation by U.S. News and World Report for the fifth year in a row! It's an honor that we could not have achieved without you. On behalf of every member of our Boston Children's team, thank you for inspiring us to be bolder, dream bigger, and make the impossible possible for our patients and families.

Sandra L. Fenwick, CEO

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