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Date: 2016-04-20

Teddy bears, Cooper staff help prep kids for doctor visits

A hospital can be a scary place for a kid. But Cooper University Hospital is trying to ward off their fears through a program that uses a different kind of tool — a teddy bear.

More than 100 kindergarteners from the city's KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy were set up with a special teddy bear and t-shirt on Tuesday morning as they participated in the hospital's free "Teddy goes to Cooper" program.

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