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What Boston Children’s families are thankful for

Happy Thanksgiving! We recently asked our patient families what they were most thankful for this year, and the responses we received were heartfelt and beautiful. However you spend this special week—celebrating Thanksgiving, Hanukkah or both—we hope you’re able to find a few moments of peace for yourself and your family, and together enjoy the things that you’re thankful for.

I’m thankful for the cardiac team that kept my baby healthy before and after her emergency Tetralogy of Fallot repair this month! Could not have asked for better caregivers for my baby girl!

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This year, my family is thankful for a happy, inquisitive, sweet, quirky, loving, (but most importantly healthy) toddler! A year ago, we questioned what life would be like after his Hirschsprung’s Disease diagnosis and THANKS to Boston’s Children’s Hospital we get to share and enjoy life with our wonderful little boy! We can’t wait to see what his future holds!

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I’m thankful that Boston Children’s Hospital helped me go from 400 pounds to 235 pounds and still losing! Without the weight loss, my son would have never been conceived.

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We are thankful to be Boston Children’s Hospital parents, because they saved our son’s life. Boston Children’s was involved with his heart even before he was born, as he had a fetal intervention when I was 29 weeks pregnant. They handled the surgery and procedures after birth, and now he is a thriving little four-year-old boy.

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NECN tells the happy story of a family's Thanksgiving reunion

thanksgivingNew England Cable News shares the story of an 11-year old Children’s patient who got to go home to spend Thanksgiving with his family after being discharged from the hospital.

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