Produced by Jim Albritton | Smiles all around for Kelli Walker and her physicians at Batson Children's Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi. Just four days earlier, this 28-year-old from the Washington, DC area, had open-heart surgery to replace a pulmonary valve she received 14 years ago at Mississippi's only children's hospital.
Produced by Jim Albritton | A first impression of Waikiki Beach, Diamond Head and the rest of Honolulu from high atop the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa. Watch all our Hawaii stories.
Produced by Jim Albritton | The annual Hands of Hope Awards honor companies, organizations and individuals who support Batson Children's Hospital through fundraising, donations and other activities.
Miss Mississippi 2012, Marie Wicks of Ocean Springs, and Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen, Molly May of Houston, visit patients at Batson Children’s Hospital. View photos of their visit in our Facebook album.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Just days before the opening ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics, here are some scenes of London, England set to One Republic's song, Good Life.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Patients and staff at Batson Children's Hospital were thrilled to welcome Mississippi State University Football Coach Dan Mullen, his team and other MSU athletes to the state's only children's hospital. View photos of the visit in our Facebook album.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Hundreds of people ran through the streets of Jackson with Governor Phil Bryant, supporting the first 5K race that bears his name while raising money for the state's only children's hospital. | http://childrenshospital.umc.edu
Produced by Jim Albritton | Thousands attended the annual fireworks show at the Celebrate America Balloon Glow at Northpark Mall in Ridgeland, Mississippi. The 15 minute display is condensed to three-and-a-half minutes with sped up video, photos and the song, "Stars and Stripes Forever."
The 26th Annual Mississippi Championship Hot Air Balloon Fest--a fundraiser for the Good Samaritan Center--is June 28-July 1 in Canton and Ridgeland. See the photos of the event's launch party on the Square in Canton in our Facebook album.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Forty-two Miss Mississippi contestants parade through the streets of Vicksburg just days before they take the stage at the historic river city's convention center for the 2012 Miss Mississippi Pageant.
Jim Albritton | Six Batson Children's Hospital patients led 42 Miss Mississippi contestants down Washington Street in Vicksburg on June 25, just days before the Miss Mississippi Pageant at the Vicksburg Convention Center.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Sixty-four triathletes competed in the Mississippi Kids Triathlon at Reunion Golf and Country Club in Madison. The 12th annual event is a benefit for rehab services at Batson Children's Hospital.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Few people who tour of the pediatric cardiac intensive care unit at Batson Children’s Hospital are as focused as Leah Helms. Perhaps more than most, she values the growth and success of Batson’s congenital heart surgery program, established 2 years ago, because it wasn’t available in 2009 when her infant son pierce needed it.