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VUMC in the Community

The inside story behind the Hillsboro Village “Hope” mural: a brother’s love and a message for Children’s Hospital

By Christina Echegaray

Lance Gregory wanted the message to be visible from the windows of Children's Hospital — in memory of his brother Cory

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VUMC in the Community

Philadelphia Eagles pick VUMC resident to sing national anthem before game

By Wayne Wood

The lifelong Eagles fan closed "The Star-Spangled Banner” with a big smile and the exhortation “Go, Birds!”

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Patient Spotlight

Two brushes with death. Two life-saving Vanderbilt physicians. Then, two children.

By Matt Batcheldor

"Vanderbilt will always be a place that we hold dear for everything they have done for us,” says Mary Beth Ballard Murray.

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Health, yes

Protecting the skin from damaging sun rays is as easy as “slip, slop, slap, slide and shade”

By Jessica Pasley

It’s never too early to start using sun safety tips, especially when it means preventing…

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Employee Spotlight

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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Employee Spotlight

From Child Life patient to Child Life specialist

By Christina Echegaray

Camille Fraser was a teenager with a cancer diagnosis when she was helped by a Vanderbilt Child Life specialist and immediately knew she had seen her future career. That was 13 years ago and Fraser is now a Vanderbilt Child Life specialist herself.

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