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Over the summer, while my girls and I were hundreds of miles from home visiting my parents, my almost-10-year-old daughter got a fairly serious foot laceration. We took her to a local urgent care to have it examined; it’s always stressful seeking medical help when traveling, but we were fortunate to have prompt and effective treatment from the doctor and the nurse. My daughter struggles with anxiety, particularly when it comes to fear of injury and safety concerns, and suffice it to say, tensions were high during the doctor’s appointment.
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