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Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital to double in size
The Mercury News

The place that has healed so many profoundly sick children is finally fixing itself. Doubling in size to meet ever-growing demand for complex care, Stanford’s Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital celebrated the end of a decade of planning on Thursday with a ceremonial groundbreaking that will add 150 beds, private rooms and advanced treatments. “Think of how many more children this hospital can save,” said Miranda Ashland, 17, of Saratoga, confidently facing a crowd of celebrities, civic leaders and construction crews.