Hospital owns tiny cars for its young patients to DRIVE on their way to the operating room

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A hospital owns two tiny vehicles for its young patients to drive to the operating room as a way to relieve stress prior to surgery.

The Doctors Medical Center in Modesto, California, shared a video of one of their young patients driving around a small, pink Volkswagen Beetle while wearing a hospital gown and surgical cap.

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'We can see the stress and anxiety melt away when they hop in the car,' the med center wrote in a Facebook post.

The child videoed in the pink car is named Caroline, the med center explained, and she got to drive the vehicle into the operating room ahead of her surgery.

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Doctors Medical Center has not just one car, but two, both of which were donated by members of the community for their 'littlest patients' to use.

The first car the med center received was a black Mercedes and it inspired the idea of letting the children drive the car to surgery. It was first introduced last year to young patients at...
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