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December 27, 2012

Doctor prescribes reading to young patients


Sometimes children ask to keep those, as well.

“I’m not going to say no,” Strickland said.

Though some of the doctors were still in the process in early December of going through the education process necessary to receive the books, Strickland said she is currently giving away books she has purchased with her own money.

Others in the community, such as Weatherford Regional Medical Center, have pledged support and, as other doctors join her, she hopes the program will grow.

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