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Side by Side singing a big hit at Messenger House | Letters | Dec. 31

Just before Christmas, 10 generous islanders made a huge difference to the Gentle Care residents of Messenger House.

Side by Side, an island institution for 15 years, didn’t hesitate for a moment when we invited them to sing for dementia patients.

While these talented, professional musicians enthusiastically sang Christmas carols, the residents clapped and sang and toe-tapped. It was hard to tell who was having more fun!

Many, many thanks to Side by Side. They understood that their gift of music was especially meaningful to this audience.

Susan Jackson, P.C. Harper

Bainbridge Island

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