Twelve-year-old piano prodigy James Wilson has performed in Paris and at Carnegie Hall, but he’s also found a loyal following among the staff at the Akron Children’s Hospital Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders. Diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma, James has undergone treatment and surgery to shrink and remove the growth, as well as rehabilitation to return to full strength on the keyboards. For more about James, visit http://125.akronchildrens.org.
These videos focus on different aspects of the design and construction of the new 200-million building expansion at Akron Children's Hospital. When complete, the project will feature a new medical tower with a neonatal intensive care unit, emergency room and outpatient surgical suites; a 1,200 space parking deck; and an expanded Ronald McDonald House. Construction is expected to be completed in 2015.