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At the Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital in Nashville, Tenn., it is not uncommon for the crisp, clean, soothing sound of an acoustic guitar to echo down the hallway.
An emergency room technician was so determined to make her shift the day after Sandy hit that she swam part of the way there through the floodwaters.
“‘Can’t’ isn’t in my vocabulary, so I knew I was going to make it,” said Marsha Hedgepeth of Toms River, N.J.
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Dressed as Spider-Man, a window washer with American National Skyline greets Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital patient Orlando Farmer, 3, as he rappels down the outside of the building, in Memphis, Tenn., Wednesday October 17, 2012, while cleaning the hospital’s windows.
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Some victims, many of them young, are uninsured and face mounting hospital bills.