February 14, 2013 in Washington Voices
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Lee Hutchison, right, comforts a patient’s wife, left, along with Cindy Shepard, health unit coordinator, at the Spokane Veterans Affair Medical Center on Feb. 6. Hutchison, who was named January employee of the month, is the first volunteer to get the award.

Lee Hutchison, 89, takes a brief rest during her work day in the nursing care wing at the VA on Feb. 6.