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Young hockey fan returns to ice after battling rare illness

2/7/2019 2:39 PM | In the News, Patient Stories

Six weeks after contracting a rare form of encephalitis, Kevin Hang celebrated his seventh birthday donning his hockey gear to skate laps with Junior Stars teammates. It was a special moment for the seven-year-old hockey fan from Lincoln, Nebraska, who was initially paralyzed when he began specialized rehab at Madonna.

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Star Wars troupe visits Madonna

2/5/2019 9:56 AM | In the News

The Force was strong at Madonna’s Lincoln Campus on Saturday! Storm troopers, imperial officers and other Star Wars characters surprised patients and families with their realistic costumes. Local members of the 501st Legion, an international Star Wars costuming club, boosted the spirits throughout the hospital.

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Harlem Globetrotter spins smiles through Lincoln Campus

1/31/2019 2:51 PM | In the News, Patient Stories, Press Releases

Harlem Globetrotter Zeus McClurkin visited the Lincoln Campus to bring cheer to patients and families, spinning smiles throughout the hospital.

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Yutan wrestler takes down two toughest opponents in his life

1/24/2019 11:09 AM | In the News, Patient Stories

Logan Moan, a Yutan High School senior, is a talented athlete and a survivor. Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 7, Logan excells in football, wrestling and dirt bike racing. Last May, Logan survived a horrible dirt bike accident and spent a month recovering at the Omaha Campus.

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After diving accident paralyzes teen, he discovers new dreams

1/7/2019 8:52 AM | In the News, Patient Stories

Malik Paulson inspires others with his dedication and will to succeed after a devastating spinal cord injury. His recovery at Madonna was fueled by the support of his family and his impressive tenacity.

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Young man is home for the holidays after spinal cord injury

12/25/2018 8:33 AM | In the News, Patient Stories

Malik Paulson returned to his home in Sioux Falls, SD, after spending several months recovering from a spinal cord injury. His family was thrilled to welcome Malik back just in time to celebrate the Christmas holiday.

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Sioux City woman recovers from brain bleed, continues cancer fight

12/24/2018 10:05 AM | In the News, Patient Stories

Mari Jackson doesn't take her health or family for granted. This after regaining strength at Madonna's Omaha Campus after undergoing surgery to stop a brain bleed. Mari made huge gains in recovery during the seven weeks she went through Madonna's continuum.

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Lincoln woman inspires others with featured spot in 2019 Madonna calendar

12/24/2018 8:24 AM | In the News, Patient Stories

Deb Waechter is back in the Lincoln community pursuing her passions and caring for her family after surviving a brain tumor and rehabilitating at Madonna's Lincoln campus. She is featured in the annual calendar, providing inspiration to Madonna patients, staff, and supporters.

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Local business owners provide free holiday lunch to Madonna patients and staff

12/24/2018 8:20 AM | In the News

Local business owners partner to provide a free lunch to Madonna patients and staff during the holiday season.

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Husker football players visit brightens day for Madonna patients

12/13/2018 11:29 AM | In the News, Patient Stories

Husker Football Nation made a stop to Madonna's Lincoln Campus to spread some pre-Thanksgiving cheer, providing words of encouragement, high-fives and inspiration to patients.

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