NTX Magazine Volume 9 - Page 26

PINT-SIZED PATIENTS Fort Worth Lights Up in Blue to Celebrate 100 Years of Pediatric Care A drive through Fort Worth this past March showed the city lit up in blue – from residential homes to the city’s tallest skyscrapers – all in support of Cook Children’s Health Care System and the care it offers to Cowtown’s youngest residents. Part of a landmark celebration to mark the system’s 100-year anniversary, the blue lights honor a legacy of hope and healing that was born in Fort Worth. It all started in 1917 with a baby. An abandoned baby, shivering in the cold, was carried by the physician who found the child on his doorstep. Fort Worth’s former postmistress, a woman named Ida Turner, came upon the man and child and purchased a warm wrap for the child. After some investigating, Turner learned that no hospital in Fort Worth was prepared to provide charity care to an ab FVB6B6P&W6fVBF6vRFB( 2BFR&W7B27F'धW7BfW"F2FW"&6#f'Bv'Fw0g&VR&'7FVVBBFGW&W"w2G&VЦ&V6R&VƗGF2F6G&'WF2g&ЦVG&VG2b6VGV&W'2FFV@6W'f6W2g&6VFW72G&FW6VB66&W2`f'Bv'FfVFVW'2FF66G&V( 2w2&RFR֖ƖFVBV6VFW'2V6V"g&6G&VfW FW2BFRv&B( W"&֗6R26V"666RB6VƖr( 60&6W'&&W6FVBB4Tb66G&V( 0VF6&R77FVFFRf'Bv'F'W6W70&W72( ėB2F&fRFRVFBvV&VpbWfW'6BW"&VvF&VvFR&WfVFBG&VFVBbW72F6V6RBW'&֗6R2vW&gVv&BFB&W6FW2vFcזV"@w&G&VG2BBזV"B6G&V2vV( ЦR6B( WfW'Rw2vB&֗6R2( ХFF66G&Vw2VF6&R77FV0Fǒ&V6v旦VBBf"&fBVFG&0VF6&R&v旦F&6VBf'Bv'FFRFVw&FVBVF77FV2&RFc&'B7V6G6&Rff6W2F&VvW@FR&VvG26W'f6R&V6VFW27W'&VFp6VFW2vFFFF&VfW'&&VV676rV&ǒbFR7FFRV6ǒf FVG26( 2FVFG&V"G&7'B6VFW0GvW2( 2RGvVvRWB( 2VƖ6FW BffRw&VB'V6W2FG&6fW"VpFVG2g&6W22f"v26VGFRv6wFFf'Bv'Ff"7V6G6&RF֖p66W"0W7BFR7F'@f"fW'FRVFG&2VF77FV2Fǒ&VvV@f"G2v&&V266G&V( 2F0RbFR&vW7B&fFRVFFV6fP6&RVG2FR6VG'vFFR66GF6&Pf"bbG27Bg&vRFVG2FR77FV( 06&Ff67V"&w&2FW&F&V6vF6G&V6֖rFf'Bv'Ff"6Ɩ6FV@6&F26FWFW&FB7W&v6FW'fVF0g&2f"v2FR֖FFRV7BFW&6WW&R6B'W766( 2FVW'&7FVF&w&G&VG0G>( fVVBF6&FW'2BG266W"&w&Ц6VFW2G&VFVBf"WW&&7FvFfW'vRPWF&7FFV@f'Bv'FƗBFR6&VRF7W'B66G&Vw0Bǒ"V'2BfW'v2Fv6VBvF&&Rf&bƗfW"66W B6G&V( 2VF46RfV&W76ǒf6VB&VG2b6VFW&67W&vW&W2B6VFW72vG2FR7FFFfW'G&V2`&V6֖rF7F"F֖r7&VGW&W2V66W"F66W"WfW'FVB2G&V&VB&RB6G&V26ƗGFVG&VW'0#@uurD2Der$p5TU"#