Patient Stories

What is Love to Our Patients?

What is LOVE?

Story Summary

For the young patients at Shriners Hospitals for Children®, love has many meanings. Love is walking. Love is sitting up straight. Love is a little girl who gets to dance for the first time, or a little boy who gets to shoot his first basketball. It’s because of you that our kids know what love really is.

Watch the video below to hear what love means to some of our incredible patients, and to see how your love has changed lives.


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