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Family of ducks makes a heart-melting annual parade through this hospital

Family of ducks makes a heart-melting annual parade through this hospital

Each year, a duck visits the courtyard of Thompson Health in upstate New York to lay her eggs. Once the fuzzy little ducklings hatch, they have a little parade through the hospital's nursing home, the M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center.


Is there a better way to ring in the spring season every year? No.


The University of Rochester Medicine Thompson Health Facebook page shared a little story on Thursday that would thaw the winter out of anyone's heart, sharing pictures of 2019's family of ducks and their journey through the facility's hallways and out a door.



The mother of the ducklings will tap on the glass door of the courtyard when her ducklings hatch, according to the post, and the staff allows them to walk through the facility to get out into the big wide world. Read more...

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