Alice Cares for Kids

GALLERY: Alice Cares for Kids Radiothon 2019

Alice Cares for Kids Radiothon 2019 live from Children's Hospital Colorado on Wednesday, February 13 and Thursday, February 14, 2019.
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Colton

Colton was born barely breathing and took Flight for Life to Children’s Hospital Colorado, where he was diagnosed with three major heart defects. He had his first heart surgery at four days old. There were moments of hope, and several ups and down, but ultimately Colton’s heart couldn’t make it. He...
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Maelle

Maelle is unique for many reasons. She has an extremely rare tumor on her optic nerve. Because of its location, the tumor cannot be operated and is managed through chemotherapy. Maelle is about to finish her second round of treatment and the tumor has already shrunk an incredible 60 percent. While...
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Sam

At 6 months old, Sam suffered a stroke because ofan in-utero blood clot. Strokes affect multiple parts of the body. For Sam, it damaged the left side of his brain, weakening the right side of his body. Through intensive physical and occupational therapies, Sam improved his ability on the right side...
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Maya

Maya is truly one-of-a-kind. She has an extremely rare blood disorder, Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), that causes her blood cells to attack other healthy blood cells, even striking her spleen, lungs and brain. Maya’s specific form of HLH –and the way it affects her body –is so rare that...
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Lillian

Lillian and her family had never heard of gluten or Celiac Diseaseat the point she was diagnosed. She had mysteriouslylost nearly a fourth of her body weight and had no energy to leave the couch. Now11,Lillian knows more than almost anyone about Celiac, a genetic autoimmune disease that damages the...
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Emerson

Emerson has faced a variety of health issues. She was born barely breathing and spent the first seven months of her life at Children’s Hospital Colorado. But withthe help of a robust team of specialists, Emerson has gone beyond beating the odds. With each challenge, she faces it head on with...
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Eli

Eli was born with a life-threatening birth defect that inhibits lung growth and causes other serious health issues. At 4 days old, he underwent a corrective surgery at Children’s Colorado and spent seven weeks recovering in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. This year, he celebrated his first...
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Cora

Cora is a fearless champion for teens struggling with mental illness.When she was 13, her depression and eating disorder escalated to the point of crisis. After completinga five-week treatment program at Children’s Colorado, Cora gained theknowledge and resilienceto cope. She now inspires and...
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Carter

Carter had one precious thing stolen from him: his childhood. At age 8, he was diagnosedwith an aggressive form of leukemia. He did three and a half years of chemotherapy at Children’s Hospital Colorado. Now, 13, Carter is cancer-free, almost reachingsix feet tall,and is full of energy. He’s making...
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