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By  Stephanie Springer  - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - A children's author made a special visit to ailing kids at Phoebe Putney Hospital today and she came bearing gifts.

Crystal Barton visited kids at Phoebe's pediatric unit and read them a special story.

Her book "Cuckoo Cocoa Kokoma" is a short story about a sweet and not so innocent puppy.

Barton said she chose to read to do this because she wants children in the hospital to have a good Christmas too.

"I was wishing they could go home with their families because that's where their families want them to be," said Barton.

Barton gave each child their own signed copy of the book.

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