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Baltimore woman gleeful about making music to help sick children
Baltimore woman gleeful about making music to help sick children

In the summer of 2008, When Leora Friedman was 15 and her sister Ariela was 19, the sisters led a song-writing workshop for patients and families of the Hackerman-Patz House, a Baltimore residence for children receiving limb-lengthening surgery at Sinai Hospital. Working with a $500 grant from the Johns Hopkins University, the Friedman sisters donated instruments, wrote songs and performed with the seriously ill youngsters. The result was an album, "A Friend Like You," filled with original songs. "They didn't necessarily have to be about strength and courage, though a lot of them happened to be about that," said Leora Friedman, who at the time was about to...

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