Anything but Ordinary: Anna & Isabella Beat the Odds

nna and Isabella, were monoamniotic twins (they shared the same amniotic sac), and faced complex medical issues at birth.

photo of twins Anna and Isabella

Teddy Triumphs Over a Failing Heart and Hearing Loss

Teddy has triumphed after undergoing a heart transplant and discovering that he had profound hearing loss

teddy had profound hearing loss and was born with a serious heart defect

One Amazing Five Year Old

Little slows her down, which is amazing, since she was born with the genetic disease cystic fibrosis (CF), and at age 2 weighed less than 95 percent of kids her age.

Grace is "In it to Win it"

After suffering a brain aneurysm, Grace is working toward full recovery.

Grace

Changing life trajectories for heart patients

Nine-year-old Kathleen has undergone five heart surgeries, including a transplant. She is enrolled in the Neo-Heart Developmental Support Program for children with neurodevelopmental issues due to brain injuries related to their heart defects.

Kathleen

It takes a team to heal tiny hearts

First-time parents Tom and Brittany Baisch had barely held their two-hour-old baby, Lincoln, when an echocardiogram indicated he had either a narrowing or blockage of the aorta. Lincoln was immediately transferred to Lurie Children's.

Lincoln

When lightning strikes twice

Raising two children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a family finds new hope in groundbreaking research.

Joel and Enrique