Google now archives old newspaper articles, which is pretty neat. We found an article from the St. Petersburg Times in 1962 about comedian Danny Thomas and his new children's hospital.

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital opened on February 4, 1962 and was founded by the late entertainer Danny Thomas. Its mission is to find cures for children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. St. Jude has treated children from all 50 states and from around the world.

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