Nonprofit gets seriously ill children out of the hospital and into the stands

While volunteering at a children’s hospital, Blake Rockwell and the kids would talk about sports and watch games together, an experience that inspired Rockwell to start Special Spectators, a nonprofit that gets seriously ill children out of the hospital and onto the field. Blake Rockwell started Special Spectators, which gifts ill children with VIP trips to sporting events.https://t.co/oxMipm6j1a pic.twitter.com/dKIiU3cMw7 — APS Pharmacy (@APSPharmacyFL) October 17, 2017 Rockwell started the nonprofit in 2002, and since then, more than 10,000 kids and their families have received VIP treatment at college athletic games. Special Spectators works with children’s hospitals and universities to set up the visits, with each one unique, but the kids… Read More

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Liz Gillies Says Ariana Grande Wants a Victorious Reunion — But Does Victoria Justice?

CC: Liz Gillies, star of the CW’s Dynasty reboot, has her eye on another fan-favorite reprise that could one day reunite her with Ariana Grande. It’s been over seven years since Victorious last aired on Nickelodeon, and if it were up to Gillies the cast would return to Hollywood Arts. “I’m so down. I keep speaking out of turn and saying I’m ready to do one tomorrow,” the actress, 24, recently told PEOPLE Now’s Jeremy Parsons and Andrea Boehlke. RELATED STORY: Ariana Grande and Victoria Justice Stage a Cozy Victorious Reunion Gillies played Jade West on Dan Schneider’s popular Nick show for 57 episodes from 2010 – 2013 alongside costars… Read More

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PHOTOS: Baby hospitalized since birth celebrates first birthday at Children’s Hospital

Family and friends created a festive birthday room for Ryker Christensen on his first birthday at Children’s Hospital on October 18, 2017 in Aurora. Ryker, who suffers from pulmonary sequestration, kyphosis and scoliosis and chronic respiratory failure, has spent every single day of his young life inside Children’s Hospital on a ventilator. Today his family and medical team were able to get a portable ventilator to move him from his room to a courtyard outside the hospital for almost an hour to celebrate his first birthday outside. Young Ryker, who is unable to speak or eat, was able to see sunlight and the outdoors for the first time. …read more… Read More

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‘Survivor 35’ recap: Beware hidden advantages in potato chip bags

Tonight’s episode has promised to deliver a tribe switch-up and a shocking turn of events at Tribal Council. We’ll be the judge of that, so let’s get to it. And we are. The show starts with the switch-up. The new tribes are Levu (blue) — Heroes Ashley and Alan, Healers Desi, Joe and Hustler Devon; Soko (yellow) — Hustlers Ryan and Ali, Heroes JP and Chrissy and Healer Roark; and Yawa (red) — Healers Jessica, Mike and Cole, Hustler Lauren and Hero Ben. Ben feels like an outcast on his tribe because, well, he is. Reward Challenge The reward is peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, with peanut butter and bread… Read More

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‘Survivor 35’ recap: Beware hidden advantages in potato chip bags

Tonight’s episode has promised to deliver a tribe switch-up and a shocking turn of events at Tribal Council. We’ll be the judge of that, so let’s get to it. And we are. The show starts with the switch-up. The new tribes are Levu (blue) — Heroes Ashley and Alan, Healers Desi, Joe and Hustler Devon; Soko (yellow) — Hustlers Ryan and Ali, Heroes JP and Chrissy and Healer Roark; and Yawa (red) — Healers Jessica, Mike and Cole, Hustler Lauren and Hero Ben. Ben feels like an outcast on his tribe because, well, he is. Reward Challenge The reward is peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, with peanut butter and bread… Read More

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