COVER: Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital patient Ansley McLaurin gets a backstage tour of the Grand Ole Opry House from Rascal Flatts members Jay DeMarcus, Joe Don Rooney and Gary LeVox. Rascal Flatts, who recently became the newest members of the Opry, personifies the growing trend of Nashville entertainers who share their time and talents with Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Ansley has been treated successfully for a primary lung tumor. For more about Vanderbilt’s partnership with the music industry, read "Honky-Tonk Heroes and Healing Hands" in this issue. Photo by John Russell.

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