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All of the scary events being reported on the news lately, including with the recent news on school closures in Los Angeles, could cause anxiety for you and your child. Stephanie Marcy, PhD, psychologist at CHLA, offers seven important tips on how to stay calm and how to handle these kinds of situations » http://bit.ly/crisis_CHLA

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When tragic or violent events occur, parents may wonder about how to help their kids understand the graphic images and emotional video footage that they may see. Stephanie Marcy, PhD, psychologist at Children's Hospital Los angeles suggests a few guidelines to keep in mind so parents can be ...
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After losing both eyes to retinoblastoma, Jake's only choice was to ‪#‎FightOn‬. More on his incredible journey on becoming a long snapper for the University of Southern California » http://bit.ly/jake-chla

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Jake Olson lives by a simple mantra: “Nothing is impossible.” Those three words are especially fitting for the 18-year-old who graduated high school with a 4.3 GPA, plays college football, aspires to join the PGA Tour, has written a book—and is blind.
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This is Coleman. You can’t tell by looking at him that the heart that beats in his chest is not the one he was born with. Of course, that is exactly how it should be—and now he's giving back to heart patients who are just like him. http://bit.ly/coleman-chla

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Coleman Giles looks and acts like an average 12-year-old kid. “I like to ride my bike, hang out with my friends, ride my trick scooter, play soccer, boxing,” he says.
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Brain surgery? No problem; At least not for Kylie.

Our doctors in the Division of Neurosurgery were able to remove Kylie’s brain tumor and now she is an active kid who loves volleyball, indoor rock climbing and theater. Find out more about her story! http://bit.ly/kylie-chla

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Being diagnosed with brain cancer hasn't stopped this fashionista from wearing what she loves most: sparkly shoes.

Read her inspiring story: http://bit.ly/emily-chla

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13 surgeries, including six open-heart surgeries, and a pacemaker, Maceo is thankful for the ability to do things as a normal child, but extra thankful to be able to meet his hero, Oakland Raiders DJ Hayden. Watch to learn how their ‪#‎SameScar‬ changed Maceo’s life forever.

Huge thanks to the The Oakland Raiders for helping to make Maceo's dream come true. Watch: http://bit.ly/Maceo_Raiders

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Nate, a CHLA patient, received a special gift this holiday––a kidney. And the donor? Well, it's his father.

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A 17-year-old South Pasadena boy has much to be thankful for after undergoing a unique procedure for a kidney transplant just in time for the holidays.
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A hospital full of Padawans ... trained by Luke Skywalker! Huge thanks to Lucasfilm, Mark Hamill, Steven Blum, and the The 501st Legion for visiting the kids at CHLA. Still smiling, our kids are. Yeesssssss. ‪

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Johnny was born with a right hand that was significantly smaller than his left, but he is now able to do things that we often overlook: catch and button his shirt. Find out more about his story! http://bit.ly/johnny-chla

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John never thought he would get the chance to reach his dreams of becoming a computer animator. Especially not when he was having 250 seizures a day. But our Epilepsy Program and a new device gave him new hope for his epilepsy and his dreams. 

Read more: http://bit.ly/john-chla

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After the guidance from our diabetes team, Alex is now tackling his type 1 diabetes with confidence! Read about the role model he's becoming. http://bit.ly/alex-chla

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As you see CHLA's Live L.A. Give L.A. commercial spots on your local network, we encourage you to share this video with your friends and support our efforts of our mission of treating kids better.

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Founded in 1901, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is the oldest freestanding pediatric hospital in California. Licensed for 603 beds, Children’s Hospital can care for more kids than any other pediatric hospital in the state. Our world-class medical staff work in multispecialty teams to provide patients with family-centered care. The hospital is also home to The Saban Research Institute, one of few freestanding research centers in the U.S. where the power of scientific inquiry and clinical care are combined, and devoted exclusively to children.