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Children’s Story Project

The Children’s Story Project features stories written by patients and families about how Seattle Children’s Hospital has impacted their lives. 
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Seattle Children's Hospital Providers Transplant Hope to One 3-Year-Old Patient

When Destiny was born, doctors detected that her small bowel was blocked because the lumen of the bowel was not formed. She has undergone about a dozen surgeries and in January 2011 received a small bowel transplant at Seattle Children’s.
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Nicki Burns, RN, BSN

Q-and-A with Nicki Burns, RN, BSN, Liver and Intestine Transplant Coordinator

Nicki talks about what it's like to work at Children’s and what's special about the Transplant Center.
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Dr. Patrick Healey

A Closer Look: Transplant with Dr. Patrick Healey

Dr. Healey talks about Children’s Transplant Center and organ donation.
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Makayla Ramirez, RN, BSN

Q-and-A with Makayla Ramirez, RN, BSN, Certified Clinical Transplant Coordinator

Makayla talks about what it’s like to work at Children’s and what’s special about the Transplant Center.
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When Kidneys Fail, Transplants Succeed

When Kidneys Fail, Transplants Succeed

The close partnership between the medical and surgical teams at Children’s gives kids with end-stage kidney disease a bright future.
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Marian Sinkey, RN

Q-and-A with Marian Sinkey, RN, Clinical Transplant Nurse

Marian talks about what it’s like to work at Children’s and what’s special about the Transplant Center.
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Delicious Life

Delicious Life

Enjoying family dinners and lunch with classmates is a new reality for a young patient who received the Pacific Northwest’s first intestine transplant at Children’s.
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8-Year-Old Portland Boy Gets Rare Intestine Transplant at Children’s Hospital

8-Year-Old Portland Boy Gets Rare Intestine Transplant at Children’s Hospital

Alfred “Alfie” Bautista received the first intestine transplant in the Pacific Northwest at Seattle Children’s. The 8-year-old Portland boy was born with a pseudo-obstruction that impeded the ability of his intestines to function properly.
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Simon H

Q-and-A with Simon Horslen, MD

Dr. Horslen talks about what it’s like to work at Children’s and what’s special about the Transplant Center.
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Michelle Moore

Q-and-A with Michelle Moore, Transplant Specialist

Michelle talks about what it’s like to work at Children’s and what’s special about the Transplant Center.
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Kathy Jo Freeman

Q-and-A with Kathy Jo Freeman, Director

Kathy Jo talks about what it’s like to work at Children’s and what’s special about the Transplant Center.
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Chronic Liver Failure Leads to Transplant

Chronic Liver Failure Leads to Transplant

Watch a story about Kristin, a pharmacy student at the University of Washington, who had a liver transplant.
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