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Mary Bridge Children’s care teams and donors help Nohea triumph over cancer

Like most kids her age, 4-year-old Nohea loves to sing, dance, play dress-up and ride her Hello Kitty bike.



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Brave, bald and beautiful: 13-year-old Sumner girl smiles in the face of cancer thanks to Mary Bridge Children's

When you first meet Claire, you see a typical teenager who loves to play soccer, camp with her grandparents and hang out with her friends.



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Oakley overcomes medical trauma with the help of Mary Bridge Children’s

From the moment 9-year-old Oakley was born, he’s been a fighter. And according to his family, he now fights with a big smile on his face.



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Donor-powered Children’s Therapy Unit gives Carlos independence

Across the street from MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital exists a magical place where childlike wonder, play and hard work unite.



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Meet Olaf: A true companion for Mary Bridge patients

At Mary Bridge Children's Hospital, everyone adores Olaf – not the snowman, rather our beloved 5-year-old facility dog.



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Mary Bridge Children’s teams up with Super Lance

If you’ve ever been to the Mary Bridge Children’s Outpatient Center, you’ve probably seen an energetic 4-year-old - that's "Super Lance."



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Part two: Neonatal follow-up clinic helps Carlos thrive

As an emergency room tech at MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital, Bree McCarty sees many vulnerable patients, including children. She credits her job for launching her foster parent journey with medically fragile infants.



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Part one: Mary Bridge Children’s neonatal follow-up clinic helps vulnerable children

The team at Mary Bridge Children's Neonatal Follow-Up Clinic work to give children the best opportunity to thrive.



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Heart surgery inspires Mary Bridge Children’s family to give back

As the third and youngest boy in his family, 2-year-old Jack is known as the “wild child."



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When Jack met Kevin: Mary Bridge Children’s patient faces cancer with humor

Kevin is the name that Jack picked out for his tumor when he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital.



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