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In Remembrance of Max Huestis

Max Huestis  was a rugged, healthy-looking young man, just 44 years old, when he unexpectedly died from a severe heart attack on August 13, 2009. The impact of his death affected many. He was a husband, father, son, brother, nephew, cousin, uncle and good friend. His wife, Stephanie, can readily recite the details of that […]

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Paul Shield

Paul Shield scans a print-out of an email listing his fellow committee members who helped plan the first Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Clambake and Auction back in 1986. It was Susan Fenn who came up with the idea of a clambake, he recalls. She had just been hired as the hospital’s Foundation director. He continues down […]

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Damon Family

Perched at the top of the hill overlooking Canal Street, the brick façade of Brattleboro Memorial Hospital seems to sit at a physical distance from the rest of the town. But for those who have accessed care here, the hospital embodies the emotional heart of the community. When donors talk about their reasons for giving […]

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Andy Miller

On a table in Andy Miller’s living room is a picture of himself and one of his clients when he was the pharmacist at Brooks’ in the Canal Street plaza. The elderly woman was fond of him, sometimes asking for a kiss on the cheek when she came in the store, and frequently talking about […]

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