Inspired to Run

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A picture may be worth a thousand words, but Erin Blinn-Curran’s photographs speak volumes. As the medical photographer for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, it is the subject matter that inspires her work as a photographer — and as a marathon runner. “Because I work throughout the Medical Center and at our satellite locations, I’ve had …

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Extra Life Gamers Play So Others Can Win

Categories: Events, Patient Families

“This must be the easiest fundraising plan in the world; you don’t even have to get up off the couch if you don’t want to,” says Tracy Degrazia. She’s talking about the Extra Life program, in which gamers — people who play video games, board games, phone games and other forms of competitive play — …

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Cancer Survivor is an Inspiration for Connecticut Dairy Queen’s

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In 2014, Emma was treated for a very common childhood illness, strep throat. It’s normally something a course of antibiotics can handle, so in a short time her symptoms dissipated, but Emma was physically exhausted. She slept all day in the nurses office at school on a Friday and then went home to sleep more. …

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A Super Day for Supercars

Categories: Events, Patient Families
This year’s Concorso Ferrari & Friends event in West Hartford was even more spectacular than previous years, with about 10,000 people, 160 supercars and more than $175,000 raised for the new Infusion & Dialysis Centers planned at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Among the eye-popping Italian sports cars in attendance were Maseratis, Lamborghinis, and, of course, …

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