Her dad needed a kidney; hers didn’t match. But through paired donation, her dad got a kidney and so did another person in need.
Her blood type was B and his was A. So they went to Plan B.
As a child, Andrea Pitts was severely burned. As an adult, she provides “Boxes of Love” to burn patients.
A few gifts and an encouraging note from somebody who's been there
Tricia Burgess thought she had seasonal allergies. She actually needed a heart transplant.
“I didn’t even know I was sick. I’m thankful that Vanderbilt saved my life.”
Patient who was too sick to attend daughter’s graduation recovering after double lung transplant
Bridget Perez could barely walk a few steps. Now she's walking laps at the Dayani Center track and marveling at how it feels to breathe again.
Children’s Hospital is like a second home to Harper. On her first birthday, it was also the home of her baptism.
The Rev. Amanda Borchik and the Children's Hospital chapel have provided spiritual comfort through Harper's illness.
Baby girl Saylor Elaine was born at the right time: 6:12 a.m. on 6/12 — and weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces
“We will tell her how she came right on time — the most perfect time — and how special she is.”
Children’s Hospital saved his life 28 years ago. Now Daniel Cook is helping build its expansion.
The construction project manager looked up his medical records so he could find and thank those who cared for him after a devastating injury when he was 11
Bridget Perez was in intensive care and couldn’t make it to her daughter’s graduation. With the help of Vanderbilt nurses, the graduation came to her.
"Pomp and Circumstance." Tears. Cupcakes. All in an intensive care unit.
Carly Schroeder had a stroke in her 20s. Now 10 years later, she is thankful for her life, her family and the care she received at Vanderbilt
"I'm eternally grateful to all the people that helped me through that dark time."