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St. Luke’s Announces 2018 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Champion

By Chris Langrill, News and Community
February 5, 2018
Mia Englund, shown here with her mother, Jenna, is the 2018 Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Champion.

Mia Englund has been selected to represent Idaho and St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital as the 2018 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Champion.

Each year St. Luke’s selects one patient to represent St. Luke's Children’s and Idaho as the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals) Champion. St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital is Idaho’s only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.

In her role as champion, Mia will visit local CMN Hospitals partners, share her story, attend events and help to increase awareness about the amazing work being done at St. Luke's Children’s and in children’s hospitals across the country.

Mia, who celebrates her 7th birthday on Feb. 9, was born with Heterotaxy Syndrome, a very rare birth defect that involves the heart and other organs. More than 85 percent of children with Heterotaxy Syndrome don’t make it to their first birthdays, and the statistics grow increasingly worse the closer children get to age 5.

Mia was introduced at the Luke Award presentation ceremony in January. She was a shining example of perseverance as she bounced up to the stage to present each of the honorees with their awards. As her mother, Jenna, says: “They don’t call her Mighty Mia for nothing.” 

About The Author

Chris Langrill is a writer and copy editor for the St. Luke’s Communications and Marketing department.

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