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Groundbreaking Video

Abby joins MUSC in celebrating the Groundbreaking of the MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital

Our friend Abigail Lee was among the more than 500 patients, state and local leaders, volunteers and other supporters who turned out to help celebrate the occasion.

Not even a brief rainstorm or the searing heat that followed could dampen the enthusiasm of children and others gathered August 12 for the groundbreaking of the MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital and Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion.

The 10-story, $385 million hospital, slated to open in 2019, will be an iconic landmark in Charleston, say the architects. Parents are excited about new features that will make care even more family-centered...Continue

Posted on Mon Sep 19, 2016 3:09 PM in groundbreaking, video

Teen advocate Rachel remarks on groundbreaking

Rachel battled cancer four times at the MUSC Children’s Hospital

Rachel Edwards battled cancer four times at the MUSC Children’s Hospital. She spent 150 nights there, enduring 11 surgeries and five rounds of chemotherapy between ages 10 and 15. When the prognosis looked bleak the fourth time, her oncologists enrolled her in a clinical trial based at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Rachel is now a 20-year-old Clemson University student – and cancer free...Continue

Posted on Thu Sep 15, 2016 5:37 PM in cancer, groundbreaking, rachel

Groundbreaking Ceremony

More than 500 state and local leaders, donors, volunteers, patients and their families turned out to celebrate the groundbreaking of the MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital on August 12 in downtown Charleston. 

We’ve gathered some of our favorite images from the day for you to enjoy.

Posted on Tue Aug 16, 2016 12:56 PM in event, groundbreaking

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