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National Premature Baby Month

Richland, Wash. - A half million babies are born prematurely every year according to the March of Dimes. 

A lunch was held to thank all of the doctors and hospital employees from Kadlec Medical Center who helped save premature babies.  It was held in Richland.

Many mothers who delivered premature babies were there to show their appreciation.

The March of Dimes declared Saturday November 18th as a Day of Gratitude for hospital employees that work with the infants.