Sanford Children's Patient Stories

In It Together

Lindsey and Justin Stoelting were ready to grow their family. But like with a lot of things in life, not everything went according to plan.

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Capturing Hearts

Anna is the 2015 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals North Dakota Champion. See how this little girl captured the hearts of all she met.

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Caring for young hearts, close to home.

Addyson Flory loves her “special heart” and her home in Bismarck. Learn how the 7-year-old gets the expert heart care she needs with just a short drive across town to Sanford Children’s Downtown Clinic.

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A complex case

Every child is special. They are all unique and different in their own ways, but 6-year-old Eddy Martinson has one trait that sets him apart from most boys his age.

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Looking for Answers

Customized monitoring room at Sanford Children’s helps develop personalized treatments for children with epilepsy.

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A Chance to Live

When Mindy delivered her twins at just 25 weeks due to complications, the NICU team at Sanford was ready. With the only maternal-fetal medicine physician in the state, the twins were in good hands.

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Couldn’t Give Up

Griffin Thompson is an active little man. At 11-months old, he is a crawling machine, and it won’t be too long before he masters the art of walking. But looking at the rambunctious toddler, you would never guess what he has gone through to reach his first birthday.

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Celebrating Her Inner Champion

It started with a bump on her right arm in the summer of 2013. Hannah was experiencing pain with the unexplained bump that just wouldn’t go away, and her parents knew it was time to seek medical help.

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Through Good Times and Bad

Adam and Anna Marohl experienced great loss and also the biggest of gains, all in the same place. See how our Family Birth Center and NICU nurses supported them every step of the way.

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Full Circle

Emily Paulson has a special place in her heart for Sanford Children’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Born with a rare genetic disorder, she spent her first weeks in the NICU. Today -- 22 years later -- she’s back as a nurse intern.

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