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Names on beams cheer Children's patients

Names on beams cheer Children's patients

Source: Seattle Times

For many young patients at Seattle Children's Hospital, getting through each day is a challenge. But, now there's something truly special right out their windows. Members of Ironworkers Local 86 who work on the construction site are sharing good wishes with kids by painting their names and get well messages on beams that are part of the new building’s structure.

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