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Meet Olive Scott

Meet Olive

Olive Scott had a stroke as a baby, but the Royal Children’s Hospital helped her thrive To see Olive Scott run and jump alongside her prep classmates, is to see the end result of a hard slog that was Operation

Harriet and Franklin

Meet Harriet & Franklin

RCH helps brother and sister hit back from emergencies A lot of praying, hoping and bargaining can be done in 90 minutes. Jayne Wilkins and husband Michael Norman have now endured this scenario for each of their two children in

Meet Poppy

Little Poppy’s heartbreaking chemotherapy routine Poppy Esenyel gets her sparkly shoes strapped on and her camera packed when she knows it is hospital day. After eight months of chemotherapy, the six-year-old is — heartbreakingly — an old hand at cancer

Meet Matilda

Pocket Rocket Matilda’s brave oncology battle Matilda Hutton-Latham is known for being a cheeky prankster. With her twin brother, Patrick, by her side, the pair are natural-born sidekicks. So when the four-year-old started limping a month before Christmas, parents Ivan

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