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Emma Cirks at the 2017 Race for Every Child

Emma's Story

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Born with three congenital heart defects, Emma’s first few months in the world weren’t what her parents were exepcting, but thanks to the care she received at Children’s National, she’s now a bubbly, active 4-year-old.

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Family Gives Back After Receiving Life-Saving Care

Friday, March 11, 2016

Maya and Thad Musser started a toy drive for patients after spending a holiday season in the intensive care unit with their newborn son in 2010. “My hope is that any family that goes through something like this has the same experience as we did at Children’s National,” Thad said. “I am proud to give back and help them continue to give amazing care to their patients and their families.”

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"Four Stories of the Heart"

Sunday, October 11, 2015
Topic(s): cardiology, nicu

Richard Johnson, an illustrator for the Washington Post, was recently invited to spend several days with families in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Children's National. His illustrations and stories capture the experiences of four families and the work of the nurses, doctors, and specialists on the unit -- and demonstrate the specialized care and family services that are possible because of the generous support of donors and partners. Read "Four Stories of the Heart."

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