When you see 9-year-old Bryson on the baseball diamond with his teammates, he looks no different than any other kid out there. But it wasn’t so long ago that this young athlete received a devastating diagnosis that put his ability to play sports in jeopardy.
To help Bryson, and all the patients at Phoenix Children’s, donate today:
We realize these are challenging times, but we also know that a bit of good news can go a long way in brightening someone’s day. That’s why we are sharing moments of good news from the hospital, to remind you that even in this time of social distancing, you are not alone.
Imagine you’re 6 years old. After a terrifying accident, you were pried from a car, whisked into an ambulance and rushed to the trauma center at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. All you can see are glaring lights and the faces of people you don’t know. Doctors are urgently giving orders. Nurses are putting a mask over your face and needles in your arm. You can‘t breathe; you’re disoriented, and no one knows your name yet. Your tears spill over and you begin to panic. Then, a Child Life Specialist enters the room. Everything changes.