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Martin Luther King Jr. Morning Tribute features voices raised in song and calls for unity and justice

By Wayne Wood

The United Voices of Vanderbilt choir sang "Battle Hymn of the Republic" and André Churchwell soloed on "Abraham, Martin and John."

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Olympic achievement: Children’s Hospital employee KeKe Hinds brings home the gold

By Jessica Pasley

"I am very competitive when it comes to sports. It’s such fun and I get to meet so many great people.”

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United Voices of Vanderbilt choir spreads cheer with Children’s Hospital performance

By Jill Clendening

One year after its formation, the Medical Center choir has added new leaders and new harmonies

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Hardship Fund helps employees with unexpected expenses

By Tom Wilemon

Hardships may include an illness or accident, burial expenses after the death of a family member or relocation costs after being displaced from affordable housing.

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Bruce Tyler is dedicated to the patients he transports. Now a cancer diagnosis has led him to see his job from the other side.

By Wayne Wood

A VUMC video telling his story has been viewed tens of thousands of times.

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After being diagnosed with MS, Jonathan Davidson decided to take up running. He just completed his 50th marathon — one in each of the 50 states.

By Kelsey Herbers

Holding his infant daughter led him to vow to take care of himself so he could coach her soccer team and, someday, walk her down the aisle.

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There once was a doctor from Vandy. With limericks he was quite handy.

By Wayne Wood

William Stone, MD, has a talent for writing medical limericks. Girl from Nantucket: no. Smoker from Sewanee: yes.

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Sarah Carpenter learned a lot working for “The Simpsons.” At Vanderbilt, she applies that knowledge to autism research.

By Wayne Wood

“What I learned there — that’s what we’re doing here.”

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Every child who finishes chemo gets a rousing serenade. The woman behind Children’s Hospital’s “Last Chemo” song.

By Jessica Pasley

Warning: you will be humming "The Macarena" for the rest of the day.

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