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Angels Bring Cheer to Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital

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Nice to see our future heroes be just that in the present...

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LOMA LINDA, CA. – Dec. 15, 2010 – It was a winning day Wednesday (Dec. 15) for the kids at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital after some members of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim baseball team stopped by to visit and spread holiday cheer. In the picture, Nick Roman, 11, of Bloomington (center), shows off the official Angels hat given to him by Angels players (from left) Chris Pettit, Tyler Chatwood, Eric Oliver and Eddie McKiernan. The Angels players, in cooperation with their Class ‘A’ partner, the Inland Empire 66ers, spent time visiting with the patients, signing autographs, and distributing goodie bags to the young patients.

About Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital - LLUCH: The Children’s Hospital is the only dedicated children’s hospital in the vast geographic region of the San Bernardino, Riverside, Inyo and Mono counties. With 277 beds dedicated just for kids, one of the largest Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) in the country, and more than 100,000 children that come each year, LLUCH is a major pediatric teaching facility for Loma Linda University and is part of the Loma Linda University health care system. LLUCH is known worldwide as the pioneer of neonatal heart transplantation.