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Martin Luther King Jr. Day begins with spirituals, calls for unity, Churchwell solo on “Abraham, Martin and John”

By Wayne Wood

Featured speaker Jeffrey Upperman, MD, recalls lessons of his parents and urges "pick big problems to attack."

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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists treated VUMC staff for the holidays, and this care required a glass of milk.

By Kristin Smart

This sweet tradition has been going strong for 23 years

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VUMC has 2,500 pieces of art. Jenny Lewis knows them all.

By Kelsey Herbers

Portraits, landscapes, sculptures — health care art is an art in itself

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“There’s something amazing about holding up an American flag,” says kettlebell gold medal winner Katherine Hartmann

By Wayne Wood

The physician and scientist says she was motivated by the words of a friend: “Almost everything is your fault, and what isn’t your fault is your responsibility.”

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Stephanie Hays’ own body destroyed her kidneys. Luckily, her daughter had a spare.

By Matt Batcheldor

The operation was a success; Roni’s kidney began functioning in her mom right away. “Now she’s stuck with me forever,” Roni joked.

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Taking pride in his work, spreading joy among those he meets

By Tavia Smith

“Round Wing In-Patient Unit is my castle and I make rounds like a doctor to make sure those floors are clean,” Environmental Services' Labronze Floyd says.

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As a nurse, she supported organ donation. As a mother, Kim Cantu never expected the donor to be her son.

By Matt Batcheldor

Sky Cantu donated his heart, liver and both kidneys, saving four lives in the process.

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Baby boom hits Emergency Room; 17 employees expecting babies this year

By Kristin Smart

Fourteen nurses, two doctors and a social worker walk into an Emergency Department. They're all pregnant.

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Tammy Masnica knew nothing about horses — until the purchase of one brought her family together

By Kelsey Herbers

“Olaf,” a 13-year-old American Saddlebred, changes lives one simple gesture at a time

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