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Calling young athletes: Lace up and take a stand against childhood cancer

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and young athletes across the country are showing their support of kids touched by cancer by wearing special gold laces.

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Treasuring Levi’s “discharge day” from the NICU

Our son, Levi, was born one month early via emergency C-section on April 1. He was resuscitated at birth and transported immediately from Akron General to Akron Children’s Hospital, where he received Cold Cap therapy for 72 hours.

Patient families and staff reunite to celebrate Graffiti Project

Perkins Square Park resembled a family reunion on Aug. 13 when patient families and Akron Children’s employees came together to celebrate the conclusion of the Graffiti Project. The Akron Children’s Hospital Foundation created the Graffiti Project as a way to honor, remember and celebrate the hospital’s current and former patients.