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Patient Spotlight

A year ago Sophie almost drowned in a pond. She came back to Children’s Hospital to thank those who saved her life.

By Tavia Smith

When Sophie’s mother asked her what she wanted to say to everybody, she happily chirped, “Thank you for saving my life.”

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Employee Spotlight

Four years ago a Vanderbilt doctor agreed to help run the spelling bee at his daughter’s school. This year she went to the National Spelling Bee.

By Jessica Pasley

The trip was a dream come true for Rosy Kannankeril, a rising ninth grader at Franklin Classical School.

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VUMC in the Community

Son of beloved Vanderbilt faculty member Neil Green biking across U.S. raising funds for Children’s Hospital

By Tom Wilemon

Bruce Green's Los Angeles-to-Boston trip to honor his late father will take 48 days

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Employee Spotlight

Janice Overall retires after 47 years of nursing at Vanderbilt—most of it caring for children in the Pediatrics clinic

By Matt Batcheldor

"I thought I'd only stay here three years. I've been here ever since!"

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Employee Spotlight

Bill and Genie met at VUMC in 1983. The proposal was at Kroger. A wedding ring fell over a cliff. They are still in love.

By Tavia Smith

“She was really sweet and 34 years later, she’s still just as sweet,” Bill says. “It was meant to be,” Genie adds.

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