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Hickory House Nursing Home resident wins Christmas card contest

Beverly Johnson

Beverly Johnson, a 77-year-old resident at Hickory House Nursing Home in Honey Brook, Pennsylvania, is proud that her artwork is being sent around the country on the front of hundreds of Christmas cards.

Each year, parent company Life Care Centers of America invites residents in more than 200 nursing and rehab facilities to submit Christmas card designs...

Hickory House nurse follows dream to encourage resident with cancer

Resident Mary Troop surrounded by associates showing their support

This is the story of a nurse who had a dream.

Joy Mattson is a registered nurse at Hickory House Nursing Home in Honey Brook, Pennsylvania. She knew that one of her residents, Mary Troop, a retired nurse, had been diagnosed with breast cancer and was undergoing radiation and chemotherapy. Mattson noticed that Troop was becoming depressed and that her hair was beginning to fall out.