Meet our Patients :: Be The Reason :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Meet our Patients

Meet our patients featured in the Be The Reason campaign. 


Meet Blake

Age: 3

Diagnosis: Spina Bifida

When Blake's mom discovered her son had spina bifida, she knew she was in good hands. 

Now three years old, Blake is thriving and his parents are hopeful he will be able to walk soon with assistance. 

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Meet Cami

Age: 3

Diagnosis: Necrotizing Enterocolitis, Prematurity, Short Bowel Syndrome

Cami was born via emergency c-section at 25 weeks and 2 days gestation weighing just 1 lb. 7 oz.

Now three years old, Cami is thriving. To look at her, you would never guess she had such a difficult start to her life. 

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Meet Ivy

Age: 9

Diagnosis: refractory T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)

Ivy isn’t quite ten years old yet, but she’s already dealt with a daunting illness during her young life.

Ivy was diagnosed with refractory T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

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Meet Boubacar

Age: 9

Diagnosis: Congenital Myasthenic Syndrome

Like most kids, Boubacar loves sports and playing games on his iPad.

Unlike most kids, he has a rare genetic muscle disease that weakens his ability to walk, run and play.

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