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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Teddy bears brings joy

 

David Martin

Al Bowden looks at the bear he received from Infinity Power and Controls Friday at Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center.

Sometimes all it takes to bring a smile to someone's face is a stuffed toy.

Last Friday, Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center residents received stuffed teddy bears, penguins and kangaroos.

Heidi Schuh, CRRC activities director and volunteer coordinator, said Infinity Power and Controls have been giving out stuffed-bear donations to residents at the center for the past few years.

"It's one of those small, simple pleasures they just love," Schuh said.

For the less cognitive residents, the teddy bears become more like a friend.

They will carry them around with them everywhere they go...



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