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Category: Seattle Children’s hospital
August 18, 2009 at 4:00 PM

Children’s hospital: Is the problem zealous neighbors or aggressive expansion?

Don’t let emotion determine hospital’s expansion There are grave problems with the Seattle Children’s hospital expansion [“Examiner calls Children’s expansion too ‘aggressive,’ ” NWThursday, Aug. 13]. that go beyond destroying a community’s livability. The first misunderstanding is that Children’s hospital is adding more patient beds. Children’s is petitioning the city for more square footage. It is the…

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August 14, 2009 at 4:03 PM

Seattle Children’s expansion plans

Who is serving the greater need? Editor, The Times: The city of Seattle and the community of Laurelhurst have decided that Seattle Children’s hospital’s expansion plan is too aggressive [“Examiner calls Children’s expansion too ‘aggressive,’” NWThursday, Aug. 13]. The hospital has been here for more than 100 years, and so one must ask the question: When these people…

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