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“ The care started the second I stepped out of the car ”

I just wanted to write and say that I had the most pleasant time at your hospital that I could have ever imagined.

I was in a motorcycle accident and went to three hospitals that would not fix my broken ankle before finding heaven in Hanford. I broke my talus bone and no doctors wanted to work on me because I did not have medical insurance and had little to no money.

The care started the second I stepped out of the car and was greeted by three people, one with a wheel chair, before I could even get into the front door. I was wheeled directly to the Emergency Room and saw Dr. [Lancy] Allyn who told me that he knew I needed surgery soon and that it was complicated and he wanted to call in a friend who was a very talented surgeon to help.

Before I knew it I was admitted and given every comfort and more than I could imagine. Even the food was amazing and the whole staff was so courteous. I felt like an honored guest. What impressed me even more were the bedside Bible verses.

I have now had my surgery and the healing has begun. I still have more surgeries ahead of me but after being someone who hated hospitals and doctors I now am happy (sort of) to be having to come back to the hospital and see all the friendly smiling familiar faces again.

Thank you all so much especially Dr. [Charles] Craft. I don't know how or when I will be able to repay the hospital and Dr. Craft but when I am up and walking again I would like to know of any way I can volunteer to help out at the hospital in any way I can.


Kenny Edwards, Patient