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Clowns Bring Healing Through Laughter

Our Funnyatrics Program includes eight clowns who work at Children’s with one purpose – to lighten the load for patients, families, employees and anyone else who crosses their path. Whether it’s a child who needs to be soothed before going into surgery or a teen whose spirits need lifting, the clowns are available five days a week. Watch […]

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Meet Hilarious Dr. Slappy

Tiffany Riley (a.k.a. Dr. Slappy) Leader of Children’s  Funnyatrics Clown Program ROUGH START: “When the Funnyatrics program began seven years ago at Children’s, it was hard for the medical staff to trust us; they had no idea what we were going to do or say. But over time they saw we were part of the […]

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Clowning around at Children’s

Crystal Goss spent a day with the Children’s Funnyatrics clowns. Following is her account of the experience. I knew the clowns from the Children’s Funnyatrics Program were going to be funny. I mean, they are clowns. We asked them to hang out with us for a behind-the-scenes photo and video shoot for the second season […]

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