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Introducing Isabel “Bel” Williams – 2021 CMN Local Champion!

Introducing Isabel “Bel” Williams. She was selected by our Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals national office to be our 2021 CMN Local Champion!
Suffering from severe respiratory problems and pneumonia, Isabel was taken to Bakersfield Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department.
Due to the severity, Isabel was admitted to Lauren Small Children’s Center at Memorial Hospital (420 34th St, Bakersfield, CA) ‘s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).
Isabel spent several days in the PICU struggling to breathe and her parents feared she would have to be intubated. Fortunately, Isabel’s care team was finally able to stabilize her and she was able to transfer downstairs to Memorial’s Bolthouse Family Pediatric Department before being discharged.
Isabel’s parents, Kenny and Laura Williams, are extremely grateful to all of Isabel’s care teams at Memorial’s Lauren Small Children’s Center.
Isabel is talkative, witty, and a dynamo!
We are so thankful that our friends at KGET – TV 17 Bakersfield were able to locate it from the 2015 CMN Day of Giving (formerly known as the Mediathon). Tami Mlcoch did a FABULOUS job capturing Isabel’s story!  Click to watch Isabel’s story: