Family Stories

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Defying the Odds

A Family Room Story

Katherine was only a few months pregnant when doctors told her and her husband, Doron, that their precious unborn daughter had less than a five percent chance of living to see her first birthday ...
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8 Years of Lunches

Zoe is an 8-year-old girl, who loves art. This talented and smart young lady has also lived her entire life with juvenile arthritis. Since it was not immediately treated, Zoe currently receives chemotherapy...
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A Family's Fresh Start

By the time the Gonzalez family came through the doors of the Ronald McDonald House, they were going through an unbelievably painful time in their lives. Their heartbreak began when their 16-year-old son, Erik ...
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A Healthy Heartbeat

Young Benjamin had not once experienced a regular heartbeat in his life but at three-years-old, his parents received news from a doctor that this could change. He was born with a ventricular septal defect ...
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Back to School with Confident Smiles

Lincoln and Charlie-May’s mom discovered Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Las Vegas’s 5th Annual Smarts & Smiles Dental Care Fair via a neighborhood Facebook group. She was so excited ...
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First Generation College Student

Erica is a 2017-2018 Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Las Vegas Scholarship Recipient. She is also a first-generation college ...

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More than 5,000 Miles Away from Home

For Frederick and Magnus, surrogacy was not an option in their home country, so they came to the United States to make their family dream come true. While preparing for their ...

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Music to Her Ears

Nora always dreamed of passing on her passion for music to her children. But that dream was shattered when doctors informed Nora that ...

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A Baby of Their Own

A Baby of Their Own!

Susi Gross and Paul Doyle met as two young first-year teachers in Australia. The couple married in 2004 with the dream of starting their own family right away. But that dream was ...

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Remembering Carmen

Remembering Carmen

Ten year old Carmen was a sweet child with a cheerful, dazzling personality, whose smile and laughter was contagious. Whether she was playing the ...

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