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Chemo Kids Fish Off gets young patients out of hospital and onto water

Posted at 4:16 PM, Jun 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-04 17:39:36-04

Young cancer patients were out on the water this morning to take part in a fun fishing competition.  

photo: Driscoll Children’s Hospital


20 patients from Corpus Christi and the Rio Grande Valley participated in Driscoll Children’s Hospital 27th annual Chemo Kids Fish Off.  

photo: Driscoll Children’s Hospital


Hospital staff and guides volunteered to take the kids out on boats and get their mind off chemotherapy and enjoy a day of fishing.  


At the conclusion of the fish-off, awards were presented for biggest fish, smallest fish, weirdest fish and most pounds of fish caught. Today’s young anglers also got to take home all the fish they caught.   .

photo: Driscoll Children’s Hospital


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