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Superhero Nurse Brightens Children’s Hospital Stay

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It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It’s Nurse Tobin from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago, Ill. Since his first day on the job, Tobin Mathew, RN, BSN, has donned superhero apparel to help put a smile on his young patients’ faces.

We recently spoke with Tobin, who was named one of the Red Cross 2017 Nurse Heroes, to learn more about the nurse behind the costume, and discuss his experiences working with pediatric patients.

Watch our "Name Game" nursing commercial below highlighting pediatric nurses and their ability to help turn some of the toughest times into special moments for their patients.

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