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A story of compassion: 6-year old girl's doll undergoes surgery for matching scar

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Doll Occupational Therapy

At Children's Hospital New Orleans, we strive to provide healthcare with a lot of heart. Our extraordinary Child Life team works with patients on a daily basis who are facing different types of illness. Their mission is to make the patient's stay seamless, less scary, and filled with happy memories. The hope is to also have them remember our healthcare providers who exude compassion and thoughtfulness through the treatments.  

Check out this heart-warming story of a six year old who has undergone countless surgeries and is left with scars on her right arm, and see the type of unique idea our Child Life team member had to make her a little less self-conscious.