Girl smiling while standing outside Ava's Story

In 2011, life changed forever for Ava, then eight years old, when she was diagnosed with a brain tumor. 

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Young girl with braids standing outsideEmma's Story

After experiencing seizures from a brain infection, Emma found support from MWPH's therapy dog Babs. 

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Young boy smiling outsideMichael Jr.'s Story

When Michael was born, he weighed less than three-and-a-half pounds. After spending weeks in the NICU, he was transferred to MWPH for continuing care.

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Woman sitting in a chair insidePhyllis Meyerhoff's Story

In 1938, Phyllis was just four years old when she fell ill with rheumatic fever. Phyllis recovered at MWPH – then called Happy Hills Convalescent Home – for nine months, seeing her parents and brother only on Sundays.

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