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“Until Vincent was diagnosed, sick is all we knew.”
We all have dreams for our future, the future of our children… All those thoughts and dreams you have built up can all change with one sentence. Everything you had planned all takes the backseat while your family comes together and battles the newfound challenges head-on...
2019 Wichita Littlest Heroes Bravery Ball Saturday
The 2nd Annual Bravery Ball is this Saturday at the Kansas Aviation Museum. The Bravery Ball is an annual fundraiser for the non-profit organization Wichita’s Littlest Heroes. The organization provides support for families and their children who are dealing with life-threatening medical conditions.
Family, friends, firefighters gather to reveal Carson Hall bench
Carson Hall lived just down the street from Garden Grove Park on 32nd Avenue. He passed away at age six on Feb. 10, 2018 from complications involved with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, a form of brain cancer. Family, friends and members of the Hutchinson Fire Department gathered at the park Friday to surprise Carson’s mother, Lindsey Hall, and family with the new bench.
Help dries up for Wichita mom trying to give dying sons a new home
We first told you about Heather's wish to provide her sons with a new, more comfortable home on Mother's Day. "It's the last thing I can do for them, is make sure their time from now until the end is absolutely happy and filled with peace," she told KAKE News at the time.
Wichita's Littlest Heroes enjoy a Christmas celebration
For some families in our area, Christmastime can be rough as many deal with medical conditions year-round.But, thanks to Wichita's Littlest Heroes, hundreds of families were able to come together despite their worries. The group supports children who are battling diseases and other medical conditions.
The Mission of Wichita’s Littlest Heroes is to encourage and support our medically fragile children who are battling different life threatening medical conditions or diseases. We strive to be present for the whole family physically and emotionally while connecting them with as many free assistive resources as possible to make their journey a little easier and their load a little lighter.
Gorhams prepare for their son’s upcoming brain surgeries
Weighing only 17 pounds, 10-month-old William Gorham lay sleeping in the infant carrier sitting on the picnic table beside his mother and father, Travis and Jessica Gorham, as they watched their 1-year-old daughter Grace, play at Forest Park. "All he does is sleep anymore, because of all the meds he's on," Jessica said of William, who was born Aug. 1 in Parsons.
Melissa Jaquez has two sons with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa
A mother has revealed how she was accused of burning her sons after a rare condition left them with 'butterfly skin'. Melissa Jaquez, of Wichita, Kansas, would often have police knocking on her door investigating whether she was abusing her children when their painful disorder left them unable to attend school.
Little Heroes With Lots of Heart
Newman University partnered with Wichita’s Littlest Heroes (WLH) Saturday, Feb. 10, to provide a fun day for children who are battling a life-threatening medical condition. The athletic department hosted a free breakfast and free basketball and cheerleading clinics for the little heroes and their families.