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Childhood dream comes true for doctor

Dr. Hord

From the time he was a little boy, Jeffrey Hord said he was going to be a doctor. “I don’t remember saying it, but my mom told me that I always did,” said Dr. Hord, the director of Akron Children’s Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders.

Spats’ visits are golden to childhood cancer patients

Spat-2

Spat might be named after a gangster from the movie, “Some Like It Hot,” but there’s nothing sinister about this golden retriever and card-carrying member of the Akron Children’s Hospital Doggie Brigade.

Stepping up for kids with cancer

dancing-for-the-kids

With only days to go before Dancing for the Kids on Oct. 25, the excitement and nervousness are building. I met with my instructor, Arielle, and tried to smooth out some of the rough spots in our routine.