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Shirley and Donald Barker Endowment Dedication

Shirley and Donald Barker Endowment Dedication

Shirley Barker recently dedicated an endowment named for her and her late husband, Donald. Donald spent four months in the intensive care unit and Shirley stayed by his side the entire time. The Shirley D. and Donald P. Barker Endowment was established to benefit ICU...

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Tranquility Garden Brings Healing

Tranquility Garden Brings Healing

Thanks to the generousity of our supporters, the Tranquility Garden at Brackenridge Hospital became a reality, and we’d like to share a story of courage, hope and healing that was made possible by this support. Judge Julie Kocurek is beloved and respected in our...

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Ascension Seton Hays Celebrates a Decade of Service

Ascension Seton Hays Celebrates a Decade of Service

Ascension Seton Hays recently celebrated 10 years of providing medical care locally. As we reflect on the past 10 years, we celebrate successes and growth made possible through hard work and dedication from our providers, associates, volunteers, partners and...

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From Oncology Nurse to Cancer Patient – Sarah’s Story

From Oncology Nurse to Cancer Patient – Sarah’s Story

In July 2016, my daughter, Sarah Graff, began her career with Ascension Seton as a new graduate nurse on the oncology floor at Seton Medical Center Austin.  Eight short months later, in March 2017, Sarah was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia.  She started noticing...

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When a family can be cared for HERE

When a family can be cared for HERE

When a family can be cared for HEREMy youngest daughter, Josie, was diagnosed with leukemia in January of 2012. She had been having some different symptoms that didn't sound too serious ahead of that - a nosebleed, aches in her bones, she missed a couple of days from...

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A Heart Care Story – Kristen

A Heart Care Story – Kristen

Two heart attacks, one heart transplant, and eleven heart surgeries later. On Christmas Eve, just days after delivering her fourth child, Kristen Patton felt a horrible pain in her jaw. Her husband, Steve, called 9-1-1 immediately. She crashed three times before...

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A Mother Baby Story – Teddy

A Mother Baby Story – Teddy

Born too soon, but surrounded by love. Maggie Boyd’s pregnancy with her first child, Teddy, started out perfect, the kind most expectant mothers dream of. However, at 32 weeks it became apparent something was wrong with her unborn son. Her OBGYN noticed Teddy’s heart...

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Pam’s Breast Cancer Story

Pam’s Breast Cancer Story

The phone call no one wants to get. It started with a lump. Then tests. Then a biopsy. Then the phone call—the phone call that changed everything. Pam was just 45 years old when she received her stage 3 breast cancer diagnosis—a diagnosis that came out of nowhere. She...

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Rooster Teeth Day at Dell Children’s

Rooster Teeth Day at Dell Children’s

Rooster Teeth Productions had an epic day at Dell Children’s Medical Center.  This special day was spent with seven members of the Rooster Teeth leadership team including, Matt Hullum, Anna Hullum, Patrick Salazar, Michael Lindblad, Chelsea Atkinson, Blaine Gibson,...

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Opening the Ascension Seton Health Center Buda

Opening the Ascension Seton Health Center Buda

Ascension Seton is set to host a grand opening event and ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate a new health center in Buda. The Ascension Seton Health Center Buda will offer comprehensive, multispecialty patient care close to home in Hays County. Join us to celebrate...

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