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Superstars visit Children’s National
December 10, 2011
Washington, DC – Pop superstar Justin Bieber, teen actress Victoria Justice, and late-night television host Conan O’Brien visited patients at Children’s National Medical Center this afternoon. They were in town to perform in the 30th annual Christmas in Washington concert, which benefits Children's National.
The celebrities visited with patients and families from throughout the hospital for an hour, spreading cheer and best wishes to kids who might not be home for the holidays.
“It is so wonderful to have entertainers of this caliber take time out of their busy schedules to visit with our kids,” said Kurt D. Newman, MD, President and CEO of Children’s National. “At Children’s National we appreciate special connections like this that make it possible for our kids to enjoy the holidays. We never forget who we are caring for, and we appreciate that these celebrities recognize our important mission.”
Christmas in Washington, featuring Bieber, Justice, O'Brien, Jennifer Hudson, Cee Lo Green, and the Band Perry, airs on TNT December16 at 8:00 PM eastern.
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