Selah Henderson was diagnosed with Stage 4 High Risk Neuroblastoma in January 2016. Prior to her diagnosis, she was treated for pneumonia and then sent to her local hospital for further tests. The CT scan revealed a large mass on her right lung and another on her left adrenal gland....

In February 2022, James and Caroline Dornfried learned through fetal ultrasounds that their unborn son Isaac had been diagnosed with complex and very rare congenital heart disease called Crisscross Heart05. Arrangements were made to travel from their home in Winston-Salem to Charlotte so Isaac could be delivered and receive medical...

This past September, local Charlotte residents Katherine and James Amato experienced a small taste of what no parent wants to go through – a child needing more care to feel better than what they could provide at home. They rushed their 4-month-old daughter Lillia to Novant Health Hemby Children’s Hospital...

First-time parents Virginia and Jason felt a mixture of shock and fear when they learned that their 5-month-old daughter, Emmie, had a cardiac issue that would require open heart surgery. With Emmie’s heart only the size of a walnut, they did their best to remain optimistic. However, navigating her care...

At almost 17 years old, Ian Lance of Salisbury, North Carolina, started experiencing headaches and extreme tiredness.  Thinking it could be Mononucleosis, or Mono, Ian and his mom Angela scheduled a doctor’s appointment.  After bloodwork, scans, and tests, Ian was diagnosed with Stage 4 Lymphoblastic Lymphoma. Ian immediately began treatment...

Choosing a name for a child is among the hardest decisions many parents can make. “Our middle son Griffin kept calling the baby Archie,” said Cortney. “The more we heard Archie, the more we liked it.”0511 The Patricks decided on the name Archer, one that would carry a greater meaning than...