Vol. 4, No. 1 Summer 2005
Guerra Family Helps with
New Chemotherapy Unit
he Guerra family knows ﬁrst Because of their
hand the hardships of having a experiences, the
child in the family with can- Guerras have given a
cer. In 1994, when Zacarias Guerra gift of $100,000 to the
was just 3 years old, he was diag- Vannie E. Cook Jr.
nosed with leukemia. For several Children’s Cancer and
years, Zack and his parents, Gerry Hematology Clinic.
and Ann, had to make many trips to “We are so glad
San Antonio for his care and treat- that now local children
ment. At that time, there was not a with cancer can stay at
local children’s cancer treatment home and be close to
facility in the Valley. their family and friends Seated: Mr. and Mrs. Rafael A. and Carmen Guerra; Middle: Mrs.
“Having a facility back then, like where they need to be. Carmen Elvia Yzaguirre; Back: Carlos X. Guerra, Geraldo L.
the Vannie Cook Clinic, would have Fighting cancer is tough Guerra, A.R. “Felo” Guerra and Hector M. Guerra
deﬁnitely helped us during those very enough, staying close to
difﬁcult years. A pediatric facility home makes it a little bit service that was started by Rafael A.
really does make a big difference in easier, if that is possible,” he said. and Carmen Guerra and continues with
the quality of care for the afﬂicted A pioneer ranching family, the their ﬁve children and many grand-
child,” said Gerry Guerra. Guerra’s share a legacy of community children. Their generous gift will help
(continued on page 6)
Nine-year-old Meets Challenges of Cancer
with Determination and Great Spirit INSIDE:
By Dipali Pathak
aniela Villarreal is a bright 9-year-old who, as her Stefany Gonzalez Joins
mother describes, has a certain aura that draws the Clinic as a Social
people to her. Her strength and tremendous spirit Worker page 2
have kept her hopes up during her ﬁght against leukemia.
Daniela was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic Friends for Hope
leukemia in October of 2003 when she was 7-years-old, and Lends a Hand page 2
the Villarreal family’s life has been a roller coaster ride ever
since. The diagnosis was a complete shock to the family, but Clinic Friends are
the challenges have not changed Daniela’s conﬁdence and Generous page 3
plans for the future.
Because the Villarreals live in Rio Grande City, a small Clinic Happenings page 4
city in the Valley, they were afraid that they would have to
drive for hours to a major city in order for Daniela to get Meet the Staff page 5
treatment. “I didn’t even know about the clinic in McAllen,”
says mother Dolly about the Vannie E. Cook Jr. Children’s
Daniela Villarreal and her Cancer and Hematology Clinic.
mother Dolly (continued on page 6)
Social Worker Tackles Cancer as Issue for the Entire Family
he introduction of a years of experience and has worked
social worker into the in varying ﬁelds of social work from
multidisciplinary team case management to oncology social
approach at the Vannie E. work and has worked with an array of
Cook Jr. Children’s Cancer and populations including children, teens,
Hematology Clinic was clearly families, and cancer survivors and their
the next step in the clinic’s desire caregivers.
to ease the burden of childhood “It is clear that cancer does not
cancer in children, families, and only impact a patient’s medical well-
the community. being but the emotional, mental, and
Stefany Levrier Gonzales spiritual well-being of an entire family,”
joined the clinic in December. She Stefany Levrier Gonzales joined the Vannie E. Cook she said. “A family-centered approach
Clinic in December.
earned her bachelor’s in social work to working with patients and their
at The University of Texas at Austin after which she pursued families is key, as the coping abilities and strategies of
her licensure at the bachelor’s level. She received her the parents and siblings often impact the perspective and
master’s of science in social work at The University of Texas experience of the child with cancer.”
Pan American at Edinburg in 2003 and became a licensed The much-needed position is funded by a donor who
master of social work shortly thereafter. She has eight wished to remain anonymous.
Young Adults in Community Form Planned Giving
“Friends for Hope” To Raise Funds Helps Treat Local
Children With Cancer
in the Rio
Grande Did you know that you can use part
Valley who are of your estate to help treat children with
motivated to make cancer? There are four common types of
a difference in their bequests:
established Friends ◆ Percentage Bequest – You specify
for Hope at the a certain percentage of your total
Vannie E. Cook Jr. estate be given to the clinic.
and Hematology ◆ Fixed Dollar Bequest – You
Clinic to do just that. Left to right. Cindy Disque, Laura Ilgun, Will Collins, Blake designate a speciﬁc amount of
Box, Tricia Patton, Brianne Baumeister and Carlos Santos
A group of money to be given to the clinic.
young adults between the ages of 21 and 35, Friends for Hope is able ◆ Residual Bequest – You specify
to contribute to the clinic through fundraisers, community awareness
that all remaining assets of the
and donations. With their motto of “hang out, have fun, and give back,”
members also have the opportunity to meet and socialize.
state, after bequests to heirs and
While the group is just in its beginning stages, members are planning beneﬁciaries, be given to the clinic.
a gala in the near future. In May, they held the 1st Annual Friends for ◆ Contingent Bequest – You specify
Hope 480 Ranch Party with 170 guests attending. They raised over that, if all heirs and beneﬁciaries
$5,000 at the event for the clinic. names in your will are deceased, the
“Their help will make a tremendous impact on the lives of the estate be given to the clinic.
patients at the clinic,” said Dr. Juan Carlos Bernini, medical director of
the clinic. For more information, speak with your
If you are interested in learning more about Friends for Hope, contact attorney or contact Laura Martinez Ilgun at
Laura Martinez Ilgun at 956-661-9840 or email rgvfriendsforhope@ 956-661-9840.
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Gifts to the Vannie E. Cook Jr. Children’s Cancer and
Hematology Clinic and Vannie E. Cook Jr. Cancer Foundation
We express our appreciation to all of our friends and supporters and to the following whose donations and pledges
were made during the period of Sept. 1, 2004 to June 30, 2005.
$100,000 - $500,000 Mr. & Mrs. Charles Krismer Consulting Mrs. Deborah S. De La Rosa Mr. & Mrs. Robert McAllen
Guerra Bros. Successors, Ltd. Thompson Jr. Lt. Gen. & Mrs. Derald Lary Ms. Mary Lana De Leon Mr. & Mrs. B. J. McDonald
Houston Endowment Inc. Mr. James G. Thompson Mr. & Mrs. Bruce R. Leahy Mr. & Mrs. Arthur B. Deventer Mr. Robert B. McLeaish
Meadows Foundation Inc. Dr. & Mrs. Domingo H. Useda Ms. Linda Lee & Family Mrs. Patty O. Dickerson Mrs. Anne M. Meadows
Mrs. Dorinda Van Burkleo Mr. & Mrs. Heriberto F. Ms. Macarena L. Duque Mr. Chester M. Moore
$50,000 - $99,999 Wal-Mart Foundation Longoria, Jr. Mr. David M. Espinoza Mr. & Mrs. Rodney Moore
Anonymous WatchZone Inc. Mr. & Mrs. K. Martin Mr. Michael A. Fallek Mr. Glen R. Morgan
CBDG City of McAllen Wiggles Children’s Rehab. Mr. Roel Martinez Ms. Sheila M. Fernald Ms. Dalia C. Morin
Development Corporation of Ms. Rebecca L. Mendez Ms. Griselda Fino Mrs. Ruth Dean Morris
McAllen, Inc. $500 - $999 Ms. Marivel Mercado Dr. J. Forrest Fitch Mrs. Irma Nikicicz
The Lloyd Bentsen, Sr. Family Mr. & Mrs. Paul S. Moxley Ms. Herminia Forshage Ms. Yvonne M. Ortega
$10,000 - $49,999 (Foundation) Mr. Armando C. Osio Mr. & Mrs. Bert Forthuber Our Lady of Sorrows School
Loring Cook Foundation Mr. Bill Burns Mr. Trey Pebley Mr. Alan Frank Mrs. Cathryn G. Padilla
Mr. & Mrs. Edward McAllen Chamber of Mr. & Mrs. Roberto Ramirez Mr. & Mrs. John Freeland Mr. Keith A. Padilla
Metcalf III Commerce Mr. & Mrs. Bill Robertson Mrs. Richard D. Galloway Mrs. Jean T. Palmer
Kenedy Memorial Ms. Drucella Carrillo Mr. & Mrs. Morris H. Robinson Mr. & Mrs. Gregory R. Gamble Mr. Joe A. Perez
Foundation Mrs. Susan Cornelius J. E. Saenz & Associates, Inc. Mrs. Lyle Gandy Mr. Robert Perez, Jr.
DeLeon Middle School Mr. Luis Sambrano Mrs. Dalinda Garcia Mr. & Mrs. B. Buck Pettitt
$5,000 - $9,999 Edinburg Rotary Club Mrs. Katherine Scales Mr. Roy Garcia Mr. J. L. Polinard
Andrews Family Foundation Dr. & Mrs. Shereef Hilmy Mr. Robert L. Schwarz Mr. & Mrs. Richard Garﬁeld Mr. & Mrs. Jerome V. Raders
Mr. Donald L. Bentsen Dr. & Mrs. Vincent Honrubia Mr. Boone Slusher Mr. Martin P. Garza Ms. Lucia Regalado
Doctors Hospital at Lone Star National Bank Mr. Lynch D. Smith Mr. Alberto Garza Ms. Anabella Ramos
Renaissance Dr. Robert Martinez Mr. & Mrs. Mark T. Southwell Mr. James A. Garza Ms. Emily Rhea
Docs for Tots c/o RGR McAllen National Bank Southwood Homes, Ltd. Mr. Jose M. Garza, Jr. Ms. Marvel Deen Rhodes
Hospital Mission Duncan Insurance Mr. & Mrs. Rolando Stivalet Ms. Virginia Gauna Mr. & Mrs. Harry L. Roberts
Mr. & Mrs. Larry Fallek Ms. Tula Sue Morgan Mr. Robert Tarkowski Mrs. Stefany L. Gonzales Ms. Esmeralda Rodriguez
Palm Valley Health Care, Inc. Mr. & Mrs. Jesse Trevino Valley Drywall & Insulation, Inc. Dr. & Mrs. Lauro G. Guerra Mr. Tomas Rojas
Mr. & Mrs. Roland Smith Van Burkleo Motors Dr. & Mrs. Roger J. Vitko Mr. & Mrs. Rolando Guerra, Jr. R. V. Toney’s Plumbing
Urban County Program, Mrs. Joy E. Welch Mrs. E. F. Wallace Mr. & Mrs. Gary Gurwitz Mrs. Rita E. Salazar
Pct. 2 Texas Melon Exchange Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Waller Ms. Yvonne Guzman Ms. Luz I. Salinas
Valley Financial Marketing, Inc. Mr. & Mrs. Gilbert Weisberg Mr. & Mrs. William A. Hardwick Mr. & Mrs. Oscar Santiago
$1,000 - $4,999 Valley Insurance Providers Margaret Wells Properties Mr. & Mrs. Jack Hart Mr. & Mrs. Leland E.
Atlas & Hall, L.L.P. Bert Whisenant Insurance Mrs. Jean Williams Mr. & Mrs. Brandon K. Schachterle
Mrs. Ana Bergh Mr. William H. Wilson Henderson Mr. & Mrs. W. L. Schuler
Mr. Othal Brand Jr. $100 - $499 Mr. & Mrs. John Wright Mr. Jesse J. Hereford Ms. Myrna Sepulveda
Catholic Daughters Of The Mr. & Mrs. Orvis Akers Mr. Edward J. Zinsmeister Mr. & Mrs. Dick Heller Mrs. Cecila Shapiro
Americas Mr. & Mrs. Felipe Avila Mr. Clarence Hicks Mrs. Cynthia Silva
Mr. & Mrs. Wiliam E. Blue Star Chemical Co., Inc. Up to $99 Mr. & Mrs. George E. Hinkle Mr. & Mrs. Larry Simon
Coffman, Jr. Mr. Jerry Box Mr. & Mrs. Jim Abbott Ms. Norma Hinojosa Ms. Michelle A. Smith
Mrs. Toni Davila C & M Construction, Corp. Mrs. Martine N. Acosta Mrs. Michelle Hinsley Ms. Maribel Solis
Dr. Eutiquio M. Elizondo, Jr. Southern Post Construction Mr. & Mrs. B. J. Akins Mr. & Mrs. Blaine H. Holcomb Mrs. Helen Spikes
Exxon Mobil Dr. & Mrs. Daniel A. Chester Mrs. Cathy Alonzo Mr. & Mrs. Kevin J. Hurt Mrs. Victoria Stephen
First National Bank Mr. & Mrs. Steven S. Cofoid Mrs. Judy M. Amyx Mrs. Angelina Jackson Mr. Joe E. Stephens, Jr.
Mr. Joe Richard Flores Mr. & Mrs. Shelley Collier, Jr. Ms. Yvette Balderas Mrs. Maria R. Jimenez Mr. W. A. Stephenson
Green Thumb Yard Tequila Jacks Dr. & Mrs. Cayetano Barrera Mrs. Janet Cramer Jones Mr. & Mrs. Steven Vidaurri
Maintenance Ms. Carol A. Famiglietti Ms. J. A. Bland Mr. & Mrs. Mark J. Kach Ms. Eva Marie Tavarez
Dr. Anna Guzman Mr. Jerry Farias Ms. Debra D. Bolin Mrs. Mary Lou Kennard Mr. & Mrs. Marvin Tavarez
Killer Bee Foundation, Inc. FastSigns Mr. & Mrs. Curtis Brockman Mr. & Mrs. C. Wesley Mrs. Linda K. Tebbe
Mr. Neal P. King Mr. & Mrs. Bert Forthuber Ms. Sandy Brown Kittleman, Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Jim Thomas
Lack’s Valley Stores, Inc. Mr. & Mrs. Hollis M. Fritts Burton, McCumber & Cortez, Mrs. Elizabeth Jane Klinck Mr. & Mrs. Charles L.
Mr. & Mrs. Frank LaFemina Dr. Samuel T. Garcia, Jr. LLP Mrs. Kathy T. Knight Thompson, III
Dr. & Mrs. C. Kenneth Dr. John A. Gerling Mrs. Sheila H. Butlter Mr. Jeremy Koester Dr. Jorge E. Tijmes
Landrum Mr. Gary Groves Ms. Brooke L. Callender Mr. & Mrs. Maynard Kreidler Mr. & Mrs. William L.
Laredo National Bank Mr. & Mrs. Carl Hamilton Mr. Horacio Canales Ms. Lynise S. Larance Turberville
Med-Care Ambulance Mrs. Harold Hendricks Mr. Jose Luis Cano Mrs. Shirley M. Leaman Mr. Jesus Jaime Valadez
Memorial H.S. - Deca Mrs. James M. Hicks Mr. & Mrs. Stanley M. Carney Mr. Edmundo Leandro, Jr. Mr. & Mrs. James Van Burkleo
Monica’s Angels Hilb, Rogal & Hobbs Ms. Cecilia Castillo Mr. Craig Lewis Ms. Kathy J. Vanness
Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mofﬁtt Mr. Michael Holt Mr. Ricardo Castro Mr. Salvado Lopez Mr. & Mrs. Paul G. Veale
NOPA, Inc. Ms. Laura M. Ilgun Dr. & Mrs. Daniel A. Chester Mr. Charles R. Lopez Ms. Idolina G. Vela
RGV Motors, Inc. Mr. A. C. Jaime Ms. Marissa Y. Coker Mr. Santiago Luna Mr. Ruben Villescas
Saltillo Group, LLC The Johnson Brothers Construction Ms. Gudadalupe Corbett Mr. Brian Kelly Mrs. Doris Wagner
Oaks at Cimarron Mr. James L. Jones Ms. Diana G. Craig Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Mandelbaum Mr. & Mrs. Richard Walsh
Texas Central Incentive Ms. Ida Johnstone Mrs. Sulinda Davis Mrs. Gladys Manning Mr. & Mrs. William Walter
Texas State Bank Jr. League of McAllen Mr. B. J. Day Ms. Sylvia Martinez Dr. & Mrs. Joseph V. Weir
The Wornick Company Mr. & Mrs. Marvin Kautsch Ms. Roxanne De La Garza Mr. & Mrs. Ramiro Martinez Dr. Paola D. Wiernik
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Walk and Ride for Life The First Annual “Walk and Ride for Life”
brought the community together through a bike tour to beneﬁt the clinic.
Pictured are Janie Avila, Daniela Vilarreal, and Jamie Rodriguez
DeLeon Middle School Contribute Students from DeLeon
Middle School’s National Junior Honor Society collected over $5,000
for cancer patients. The money was used to purchase toys for children,
and the remaining $850 was donated to the cancer clinic. Seated,
Caitlin Hinojosa; on ﬂoor, Samantha Garza; from left, Pat Pardon,
Anna Reeve and Alma Garza.
Children’s Cattle Barons Fiesta Gene and Melissa Mikulik served
as co-chairs of the American Cancer Society’s Children’s Cattle Barons
Fiesta. Similar events will be held all over the country to celebrate
children and families who are affected by cancer. The Mikuliks are
pictured with their children and Daniella Villarreal.
Docs for Tots donated $8,000 to the Vannie E. Cook Jr. Cancer and Alex’s Lemonade Stand Patient Sal Vela selling lemonade at
Hematology Clinic in support of local programs for children battling Valley Race Park in Harlingen. Fundraiser raised over $1,000 for Alex’s
cancer. Pictured from left are: Dr. Fredericka Borland, Bill Burns, Lemonade Stand For Pediatric Cancer Research. Proceeds will go to the
Melody Smith, Laura Martinez Ilgun, Paul Forward, and Gabby Garza. Vannie E. Cook Jr. Children’s Cancer and Hematology Clinic in McAllen.
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MEET THE STAFF
Position at the Vannie Cook Clinic: Medical Assistant/
Clinical Technician II
I was born in: McAllen but live in Pharr
Family: I am the oldest in my family I have one sister and
two brothers. I am also a mother of three—one son
and two daughters—and of course, a husband.
One thing I’d like you to know about me: The one thing
I really enjoy is traveling. I like learning about
different cultures and love spending my extra time
with my family.
Stefany Levrier Gonzales, LMSW
Front Row: Elda Guerra, Laura Martinez Ilgun, Dr. Rodrigo Erana, Dalinda Position at the Vannie Cook Clinic: Social Worker
Garcia; Second Row: Dr. Juan Carlos Bernini, Celeste Almaraz, Jaime I was born in: Weslaco
Rodriguez, RN and Janie Avila, RN; Not pictured: Stefany Levrier Gonzales Family: Husband, James; Daughter, Ashlei Anjuli, 7 years
One thing I’d like you to know about me: I always
Celeste Almaraz knew I wanted to help people and make a difference in
Position at the Vannie Cook Clinic: Administrative Coordinator/ their lives. I enjoy life and I love people. I’m good hearted, fun
Medical Assistant loving, and love to laugh. I come to work every morning with a
I was born in: Brownsville feeling of excitement and energy, and at the end of the day, I
Family: My family consists of my husband Jesse, and two children leave with a feeling of tremendous accomplishment and
Celyn, 13, and Noah, 14 months. fulﬁllment. I’m glad I have the chance to be in the presence of
One thing I’d like you to know about me: I like scrapbooking. such wonderful, strong, and loving individuals everyday. Thank
you patients and staff of Vannie Cook for having such a
Janie Avila, RN beautiful impact on my life.
Position at the Vannie Cook Clinic: Registered Nurse- Nursing
Supervisor Elda Guerra
I was born in: Weslaco, Texas Position at the Vannie Cook Clinic: Administrative Coordinator.
Family: Husband - Felipe Avila; Son - Eric David Avila, 7 yrs old. Medical Assistant
One thing I’d like you to know about me: Working here is a dream I was born in: McAllen
come true for me. It is a personal fulﬁllment that enables me to Family: One child, Beatrice, 6 years
feel accomplished and lets me know that our Lord has allowed me One thing I’d like you to know about me: I enjoy dancing.
to be here for a purpose. Thank you for letting me serve you. God
Bless You! Laura Martinez Ilgun
Position at the Vannie Cook Clinic: Director of Development and
Name: Juan Carlos Bernini, M.D. Public Relations
Position at the Vannie Cook Clinic: Pediatric Oncologist and I was born in: McAllen
Hematologist & Clinic Medical Director Family: One daughter, Isabella, age 12
I was born in: Costa Rica One thing I’d like you to know about me: I have received much
Family: Wife – Cynthia more from these children than they have received from me and
Sons – Giancarlo and Alessandro the work that I do on their behalf. Their strength and courage in
One thing I’d like you to know about me: I feel privileged to have dealing with a life-threatening disease has been a life lesson.
had the opportunity to come to the Valley and care for the young
children who are patients at the Clinic. Plus, I try to get outdoors
Jaime Rodriguez, RN
as much as possible—I love it.
Position at the Vannie Cook Clinic: Staff Nurse
I was born in: Mercedes (city not car)
Name: Rodrigo Erana, M.D. Family: I come from a large family 3 girls and 3 boys (I’m the
Position at the Vannie Cook Clinic: Pediatric Oncologist/ middle child). Wife, Yvonne, and two beautiful children Ana
Hematologist Liza and Alejandro
I was born in: Mexico City One thing I’d like you to know about me: I love the sport of
Family: Married to Georgina and have four children: Ana Jose, cycling.
Rodrigo, Maialen and Ander
One thing I’d like you to know about me: Not only do I like working
with the patients, but also I really enjoy getting to know the
families. Also, I am very pleased to be in this community where I
feel that our facility has made a tremendous difference.
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BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE Non-Proﬁt Org.
One Baylor Plaza, 176B U.S. Postage
Houston, Texas 77030 PAID
Guerra Brothers (continued from page 1)
build a new, state-of-the-art chemo- “I’ve known the Guerras for believe in the work we are doing here,
therapy and infusion area which will many years and have always known and have strongly endorsed our
allow the clinic staff to treat an them to be very involved with their mission and chemotherapy unit
additional eight to ten patients a day. community, church, schools, and expansion project is very meaningful
This will make the long chemo- professional organizations. They to us all,” said Laura Martinez Ilgun,
therapy visits more comfortable for strongly believe in helping others the clinic’s director of development
the patients and their families. and giving back. The fact that they and public relations.
Villarreal (continued from page 1) That stay in Houston gave the “When Daniela was ﬁrst diagnosed
family a new appreciation of having a with leukemia, she asked me why God
The 60-minute drive to McAllen clinic close to their home and support was doing this to her. I told her that
is much easier than the many hours it system. God never does anything bad, and you
would take to get to a major city. “We were willing to give up all of need to ﬁnd something good out of all
Daniela was able to get almost all of the facilities in Houston to be able to of this. She told me that if she hadn’t
her treatment in McAllen, and Dolly go home. Daniela wanted to go back to gotten leukemia, she wouldn’t have met
believes that this is what kept their ‘her’ doctors,” says Dolly. all of the great people at the clinic,”
family closer than ever. During a regular visit to the says Dolly.
The family knows what it is like to McAllen Clinic, Daniela will meet with The clinic encourages siblings of
be split apart. Nine months into her Dr. Juan Carlos Bernini, medical direc- patients to participate in different
treatment, Daniela became paralyzed. tor, and get in her game of UNO with activities such as holiday parties, so
Eventually, the paralysis spread Dr. Rodrigo Eraña. Dr. Bernini would even they feel included.
throughout her body up to her neck, and even bring Daniella pizza or food from Daniela is now in remission, and
she could barely hold her head up. A McDonald’s to entice her to eat when she has 8 months of treatment remain-
trip to Houston became necessary. she lost a great deal of weight at the ing. After that, she will continue to have
The condition is very rare. Daniela beginning of her treatment. physical therapy.
was classiﬁed as one of the 19 or so Dolly describes the clinic as a big “She believes that she will walk
children in the entire world who had extended family. She and another again,” says Dolly, “and I believe her.”
this kind of paralysis due to leukemia. mother have even started a support The bond that Daniela has with the
After spending three weeks in Houston, group for parents whose children are doctors and nurses at the clinic is amaz-
with Daniella’s 5-year-old brother going through cancer treatment. The ing. “They are like family to us,” says
Diego staying with his grandparents in support group is the ﬁrst of its kind in Dolly. “Daniela bought Father’s Day
the Valley, the Villarreal family went the Valley, and Dolly says it’s their way presents for all of them.”
back to McAllen to continue treatment. of giving something back to the clinic.
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