Pictured above, from left, are: Mike Farquhar, president and chief operations officer at EFCO, presenting the check to Tim Siebert, executive director of Children’s Miracle Network at CoxHealth, and Genny Maroc, vice president at CoxHealth and president of Cox Monett Hospital. Times Photo by Melonie Roberts. Monett Times EFCO, a Pella Company, recently presented a…
Written by Mark E. McCormick – Springfield News-Leader During prom season earlier this year, the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital staff threw a last-minute prom for a teen patient who’d miss that iconic high school event because of her hospitalization. Around Halloween, the staff led the tiny patients down the halls with trick-or-treat bags. And during…
Springfield, MO Battling cancer is not easy, especially at the tender age of three. On Aug. 25, 2005, Brooke Kincaid was taken to the Emergency Department at Cox South. She was running a fever and her parents noticed a large knot on the side of her head. After a CT scan, doctors found what appeared…
Keana was seriously injured in the tornado that devastated Joplin in 2011.
Shayla has Johanson-Blizzard syndrome, a very rare disease. She has hypothyroidism and pancreatic issues, and she has been experiencing respiratory distress.
Kadie has scimitar syndrome, a congenital heart and lung defect, and she was born without an esophagus. At five years old, she is preparing for her 12th surgery.
When Amari was born, her esophagus was not connected to her stomach. She had surgery but still has to eat through a feeding tube.
Remington’s parents took him to the emergency room for a persistent headache. It turned out to be a brain tumor.
Hannah has vater syndrome. She has been in a wheelchair all of her life, but she doesn’t let that get her down.
Dakota experienced serious heart problems early on. He had his first open-heart surgery when he was six months old and later had a pacemaker inserted to keep his heart beating.