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“Gov. Roosevelt Sends Flowers to Children,” October 25, 1932

(The following article is from the Oct. 25, 1932 issue of the Atlanta Constitution.)

Gov. Roosevelt Sends Flowers to Children

Always mindful of those who are confined to their beds because of illness or other incapacitation, the last wish of Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt before he left Atlanta Monday night concerned the patients in the children’s ward at Grady hospital. The governor, expressing admiration and appreciation for the great contributions of flowers that had been sent to decorate the stage, asked if they could not be sent to the hospital.

“Send them over to the sick kiddies,” he said. ‘They’ll enjoy them so much.”