Game Ball Relay 2018

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Fallon Schlautman

January 31 has forever left an imprint on our lives. This day is significant on two different occasions. The first was the year of 2014, when most parents are excited at finding out what they are having at their 20-week ultrasound, we were given the news that our little girl had developed fetal hydrops and…

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Michael Loness

Shawn and I became a part of the Glennon family the day our first child Michael was born. I was on hospital bed rest for eight weeks prior to his delivery. When Michael was about 6 hours old, he was transferred to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital…

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Conner Walkenhorst

Jennifer Walkenhorst sat at her 20-week ultrasound, puzzled and confused after witnessing the first technician leave the room after viewing what came up on the screen, followed by the second, who took a look, and then a third. She ached to know what had left everyone “quiet” about her baby Conner, but was only given…

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GBR18 Runner DJ Adams

GBR18 FAMILY SPONSOR: SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital has been the family’s second home since D.J. was born with a number of issues, including a cerebral hemorrhage, a perforated anus and scoliosis. His right leg ended below the knee. His major diagnosis was caudal regression syndrome — abnormal fetal development of the lower spine,…

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Madison and Logan Luechtefeld

My husband Ryan and I have three children. When Madison, our oldest, was 2 months old she began to drop weight dramatically and developed a strange cough. Our pediatrician sent us to SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital for testing and that day we began our journey at our second home. Madison was diagnosed with…