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    Posted December 10, 2013 by
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    Children's Hospital in South Surprises Patients with Their Very Own Snowfall


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     Meg Flynn is social media and content coordinator for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. She said the hospital system wanted to bring Christmas spirit to their young patients and knew many of them had never seen snow. They arranged for 'snow' to fall at Egleston, Scottish Rite and Hughes Spalding hospitals in Atlanta for an hour on Monday, December 2. Among those who got to experience the magic were children on chemotherapy, kids waiting for organ transplants and healthier patients who were at the hospitals for clinical appointments. 'Everyone who was there kept saying it was magic,' Flynn said.
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    In an attempt to bring the magic of Christmas to sick kids and their families, an undercover team went on a secret mission to transform Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s three hospitals into a winter wonderland. On a 57-degree day in a city that rarely sees snow, dozens of kids—many of them tethered to I.V. poles and wearing surgical masks—caught their first snowflakes, made their first snow angels and, for a few brief minutes, traded the title of "patient" for "kid."

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