Two-month-old Aiden Ángel has a contagious smile that can light up any room.  Even with health complications that have kept him in the hospital, Aiden is known as thehappy baby.  His parents, Jackie and Andrez Ángel , were told when Jackie was 5-months pregnant that Aiden had a separation in his intestine, known as deudonal atrisia, causing him to have two stomachs.  He was also diagnosed with heart and kidney conditions.  Aiden had his first […]

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In Loving Memory of Madison RaeAnn Storie September 14, 2012 – June 24, 2013   “After four and a half months of waiting, our day had come and Madison had heart transplantation surgery June 23rd, 2013. However, it was declared unsuccessful and she was placed on life support. After discussing the option of another heart transplant, her Daddy and I decided that Madison had “fought the good fight” and Jesus was calling her home. We gave […]

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While five-year-old Landin Householder runs and jumps around the Gatewood Atlanta Ronald McDonald House, he also battles a rare blood disease, Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH).  When Landin was just twelve months old, a severe rash developed across his back.  Landin’s mom, Nicole, took him to the doctor and they told her it was eczema.  However, Landin started to develop other symptoms, including large bruises that appeared when Nicole would hold or hug him.  Mother’s instinct […]

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Six-year-old Eric Carter enjoys repairing anything he can find with his tool set. But sometimes in life, you can’t fix things alone. Eric was born 26-weeks premature and hospitalized shortly after due to a mass found on his left lung. Eric also battles Asthma, Acid Reflux Disease, and Celiac Disease which he receives ongoing treatment for at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, one of the largest clinical care providers for children in the country. Once a […]

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On October 29, 2012, two-year-old Tripp Halstead was struck by a falling tree branch on the playground outside his daycare resulting in a severe traumatic brain injury. Tripp was taken to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston, one of the largest pediatric systems in the country specializing in pediatric brain injury. Tripp’s parents, Bill and Stacy, were immediately referred to the Atlanta Ronald McDonald House for a place to stay while Tripp received treatment. Bill […]

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