Choco Bear's board

Choco Bear set up this board as part of his 50-week gratitude tour in celebration of CHOC's 50th anniversary in 2014. You can check out the tour stops at
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Happy 50th anniversary, CHOC Children's!

Happy 50th Anniversary, CHOC! - CHOC Children's Blog

In this week's post, Choco Bear thanks the thousands of CHOC Walk participants through the years.

Thank you CHOC Walk Participants! - CHOC Children's Blog

CHOC has a special, longstanding relationship with the Angels. Learn more in this video.

Thank You, Angels! - CHOC Children's Blog

Research is an important part of CHOC's work. Scientists’ work today will affect patients for years to come.

Research Leads to More Gratitude - CHOC Children's Blog

CHOC has specialized in pediatric surgery since its opening 50 years ago, but nonetheless, much has changed.

Surgical Services: Then and Now - CHOC Children's Blog

Disney artist Bob Moore created CHOC's original Choco Bear illustration more than 50 years ago. Learn more about this special and treasured relationship.

Choco Bear’s First Portrait - CHOC Children's Blog

CHOC patients and brothers Ian and Micah recently overcame big obstacles to earn black belts and bright futures. Learn their story.

A Bright Future: Ian and Micah’s Story - CHOC Children's Blog

Since 1964, community physicians have played a significant role in CHOC's mission. In this #thxCHOC story, learn more about one such physician.

Thank You, Community Physicians! - CHOC Children's Blog

Choco uncovered CHOC's second time capsule, from 1993, and is sharing its contents on his recent #thxchoc blog.

Inside CHOC’s 1993 Time Capsule - CHOC Children's Blog

Pet therapy is another awesome addition to CHOC since Choco Bear first visited in 1964. Learn more about this wonderful program that helps kids feel happier in the hospital.

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Much has changed in Laboratory Services since Choco first visited CHOC in 1964. Learn more about what sets CHOC apart in this area.

Laboratory Services: Then and Now - CHOC Children's Blog

Take a peek inside CHOC Children's time capsule from 1964.

Inside CHOC’s 1964 Time Capsule - CHOC Children's Blog

Amy started life as a micropreemie, but just turned 4! Learn her story, and why she attributes her bright future to CHOC.

A Bright Future: Amy’s Story - CHOC Children's Blog

Choco has loved watching specialties evolve since he first became pals with CHOC Children’s in 1964 – and urology is no different.

Urology: Then and Now - CHOC Children's Blog

Do you know the Choco Bear song? Learn the lyrics and sing along.

Sing-a-long: The Choco Bear Song - CHOC Children's Blog

More than medicine has changed at CHOC since 1964. In this post, Choco gives you a tour of the campus -- then, now and in between.

CHOC Children’s Campus: Then and Now - CHOC Children's Blog

Choco wants you to meet Bill, a local hospital chaplain whose time as a CHOC patient decades ago inspired him to give back. #thxCHOC

A Bright Future: Bill’s Story - CHOC Children's Blog

In this video, CHOC's first patient, Ken Spicer, recalls what he did for fun while at CHOC and reflects on the changes in the hospital's amenities since 1964. #thxCHOC

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Happy Nurses Week! We love nurses at CHOC -- and everywhere! Check out this photo gallery of nurses through the years. Thank you for all you do! #thxCHOC

Thank you, CHOC Nurses! - CHOC Children's Blog

So much has changed in neonatology since CHOC opened in 1964. This week, Choco explores the specialty then and now. #thxCHOC

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This week, Choco Bear visits CHOC's new health center in Corona, which allows the health system to serve more children throughout Southern California. #thxCHOC

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Sisters Amy and Emily have two birthdays: The days they were each born, and the dates when they were diagnosed with cancer. Learn their inspiring story, and how they have bright futures thanks to CHOC. #thxCHOC

A Bright Future: Amy’s and Emily’s story - CHOC Children's Blog

It's National Volunteer Week, the perfect time to thank all the wonderful volunteers at CHOC. Meet our longest tenured volunteer in this blog post. #thxCHOC

Thank you, CHOC Volunteers! - CHOC Children's Blog

I was looking at old photographs recently and realized that I’ve had quite a few looks in the last 50 years. Can you blame a bear for trying? When you’re friends with all the folks at CHOC, it makes perfect sense that I’d want to look my best. #thxCHOC

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Did you ever think that a bear and a duck could be great friends? Well, it’s true! CHOC Children’s has been so fortunate to have a longstanding partnership with the Anaheim Ducks. And on March 23, we celebrated that partnership during CHOC Night at the Honda Center. #thxCHOC

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