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It was a normal workday at Kroger. Then Charles Fisher almost died.

By Matt Batcheldor

After his collapse, a team formed to save his life: coworkers and bystanders who knew CPR; first responders who used a defibrillator; and doctors and nurses at Vanderbilt

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Twenty-three families with babies in NICU treated to holiday outing to Opryland Hotel

By Jessica Pasley

A time for holiday cheer and a break from the hospital

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Taylor Swift wax figure from Madame Tussauds brings smiles to Children’s Hospital

By Jessica Pasley

Posers gonna pose pose pose pose pose

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Children’s Hospital patient Caroline Lantz has a special night with Maddie and Tae at the CMAs

By Jessica Pasley

Hanging out at a fancy hotel, getting glammed up, walking the red carpet and taking in the CMAs.

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A year ago Sophie almost drowned in a pond. She came back to Children’s Hospital to thank those who saved her life.

By Tavia Smith

When Sophie’s mother asked her what she wanted to say to everybody, she happily chirped, “Thank you for saving my life.”

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Joshua went looking for a new kidney to save his life. He found a “sister,” too.

By Tavia Smith

“A brighter future is around the corner and I’m so grateful for Renee. I truly love her like my sister and I’ve always wanted a sister.”

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Father of Waffle House shooting victim describes daughter’s struggle, family’s pain

By Tavia Smith

Tia Waggoner works day-by-day to rebuild her life

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Newborn Nursery home to Preds’ youngest fans

By Tavia Smith

Tiny babies dreaming of Lord Stanley's Cup.

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Children’s Hospital celebrates reading on Dr. Seuss’ birthday

By Jennifer Wetzel

Thing one: The adults had a good time reading their favorite books. Thing two: The children loved it, too.

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