Rainbow Stories 2018

Elijah Widmer: Rainbow Stories 2018

At 3 weeks old, Elijah was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder called PKU (Phenylketonuria) through the newborn screening tests (heel prick).
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Anthony Cologiovanni: Rainbow Stories 2018

Anthony spent 7 weeks in the NICU. His mom Tonia credits the staff at Rainbow for taking such great care of her son.
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Gerald "Jerry" Hazzard: Rainbow Stories 2018

Jerry was born at 26 weeks weighing only 2lbs. 8oz. Expected to live a few days, learn how Jerry fought to surpass all expectations.
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Kangas Family: Rainbow Stories 2018

Imagine going into labor at 28 weeks in an entirely different state
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Mintz Family: Rainbow Stories 2018

It’s every mom’s worst nightmare, you deliver your sweet baby and discover there are complications. But things became even more frightening when mom, Jori Mintz, realized her own health was deteriorating quickly
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Makenzie Nance: Rainbow Stories 2018

Makenzie was diagnosed with sickle cell as an infant and first came to University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital.
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Noah Vega: Rainbow Stories 2018

After being diagnosed with a form of cancer called Germ Cell at the age of 3 years old, Noah is now a healthy 11 year old who loves to play hockey.
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Gwen Ciccozzi: Rainbow Stories 2018

At six-months-old, doctors at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital discovered Gwen had a stroke prior to her birth, causing severe damage to her brain.
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