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Hometown Hero: Dr. Stanley Stamm

Hometown Hero: Dr. Stanley Stamm

Dr. Stanley Stamm is the kind of man who takes matters into his own hands when he needs to. A native of Seattle, Stamm became the first pediatric cardiologist at Seattle Children’s Hospital, a position in which he served brilliantly for more than 50 years. Today, at nearly 93 years old, Stamm, who was recently recognized as a Hometown Hero by WSECU and KIRO Radio, is still helping children in the Pacific Northwest through his summer camp for kids with complex medical conditions.

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