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Smith visits Amplatz Children's Hospital

Will Smith poses for a photo with Owen Heintz.

Superstar Will Smith visited the University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital December 12. In town for the Twin Cities premiere of his new movie, Seven Pounds, Smith delighted patients at the hospital and parents alike. He handed out gifts, posed for pictures, and signed autographs. After his visit, one parent said, “My son wasn’t feeling very well this morning, and it was a struggle to get him to the playroom, but now look at him — he’s sitting up at the computer, with a big grin on his face!” We are very thankful for Smith’s time and generosity!

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