7-year-old Reed picked out the bear, but was too shy to tell us about it. Julie Draper, or “Grams” as her grandsons call her, works at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center as a Medical Technologist. When she heard about the collection for Teddy Bear Patrol, she knew she wanted to support the cause.

“I just couldn’t help but think of my own 5 grandsons, and what it would be like for them if they were in an emergency situation or accident…being able to be given comfort from a Teddy bear that was given to them from the emergency staff,” Draper told CBS4.

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