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3:06 pm
Mon February 6, 2012

Hospitalized kids get personalized concerts through Seattle's Melodic Caring Project

Braydon Hutchison, 11, and Melodic Caring Project founder Levi Ware jam at the Ronald McDonald House in Seattle.
Courtesy of Photo: Melodic Caring Project

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On Friday, Dec. 2 at Seattle Children’s Hospital, 11-year-old Braydon Hutchison was crying. It wasn’t because of his leukemia, which kept him quarantined, or the nausea and vomiting that had made him sick all day. A musician he’d never met was playing a concert across town in his honor, calling out his name to the crowd. Braydon could see the live stream on his laptop from his hospital bed, and it finally moved him to tears.

It was the best thing that ever happened to him in the hospital, Braydon would later say. “It made me feel really good.”

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