Barbara Dunn admits she’s a “cheerleader for the power of music.” It’s impossible not to be. Every day she sees how music can elevate and heal patients suffering from severe pain and grim diagnoses, during her work as the head of music therapy at Whidbey General Hospital and in Seattle.
Barbara Dunn shares a story about music and a miraculous recovery.
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Music used in this piece: “One Day I Walk” and “How Can I Keep from Singing” by Barbara Dunn.
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