8-year-old McLane Children’s Hospital patient headed to Washington

When first encountering 8-year-old Logan Parker, you might be met with a growl. That’s simply dinosaur language for “hello” in his world. It’s a world where a rambunctious boy can play basketball, be a human bowling ball and ride a bike through his hospital’s garden, despite having a rare genetic condition. Logan was born with … Continue reading 8-year-old McLane Children’s Hospital patient headed to Washington




Girl with fight, 10 years post transplant for rare disorder

The pediatric world is learning from a young girl with a rare congenital disease, while somehow she stays smiling. The child, 10-year-old Haelie Pisciotta, of Rob and Kellie Pisciotta of Belton, Texas, is talkative and full of life, pioneering her way through her condition as one of the oldest living survivors. At the time of … Continue reading Girl with fight, 10 years post transplant for rare disorder




Superhero window washers bring “super” surprise to young patients

It’s not every day that pediatric patients look out the windows of their hospital rooms to be greeted by Batman, Superman and Captain America. Window washers recently dressed as superheroes, thrilling pediatric patients at McLane Children’s Scott & White Hospital – Temple. The visit offered a pleasant distraction, brightening the days of those too sick to leave … Continue reading Superhero window washers bring “super” surprise to young patients




For Luke Edmunds’ Star Wars wish, the force is strong

Compassionate care, it’s a term you often hear, but what does it really look like? It comes in many forms and through acts of random kindness. It takes an individual or individuals being conscious of others’ suffering or misfortune, but instead of just watching, you want to do something. Imagine being stuck in a hospital … Continue reading For Luke Edmunds’ Star Wars wish, the force is strong




Lynch family gives birth to rare triplets, monoamniotic monochorionic twins and a singleton

In late March, a Killeen mother delivered a rare form of triplet daughters at Scott & White Memorial Hospital – Temple. In June, two of the three babies were finally able to go home from the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), and their sister will be joining them this week to reunite all three for the … Continue reading Lynch family gives birth to rare triplets, monoamniotic monochorionic twins and a singleton




Soccer-loving teen with rare disorder, stays positive and selfless

A 17-year-old from Bastrop, Texas now has a different perspective on life and how things sometimes play out. An avid soccer player from a young age, Daniel Mundine dreamed of playing professionally. Now due to complications from his complex medical condition, Daniel’s forced to play another game—that of patience. Daniel struggles with multiple complex and … Continue reading Soccer-loving teen with rare disorder, stays positive and selfless




Hit Country artist Eric Paslay comes back to hometown to sing for children

It’s not just another Monday at McLane Children’s Scott & White. Today, children were visited by Grammy-nominated country music artist Eric Paslay. This Texas country superstar grew up in Temple from age 7 to 20, and has a special connection to the community. Paslay tries to come back at least once or twice a year … Continue reading Hit Country artist Eric Paslay comes back to hometown to sing for children