Meet Our Patients

Your generosity powers compassionate care and creates healthier futures for children. See what your support means to our patients and families.
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Emma, age 13

Emma is a busy teen who loves hanging out with friends, playing sports, listening to music and making people laugh. Right before eighth grade Children’s National experts diagnosed her with Crohn’s disease. Compassionate care helps Emma tolerate and even enjoy her monthly treatments that help her get back to all the things that make her smile!

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Kendric, age 12

Kendric loves going to school, writing and playing video games. He is most passionate about genetics and aspires to help others to live healthier lives. Kendric was born with sickle cell disease. He found expert care and innovative research at Children’s National where he is the first person in the country to start a commercially approved gene therapy for pediatric treatment.

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Mariana, age 6

Mariana loves painting, running and riding her bike. Soon after she was born, the SkyBear helicopter brought her to Children’s National when she couldn’t breathe. Expert care gave her and her family comfort and a new start. Now, she looks forward to the Kids Dash each year to receive her medal from a superhero.

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