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The new Meditation Room at Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria provides a space for patients’ families to gather, visit and find some comfort. The room is located on the third floor of the north wing of the hospital. (Amy Chaffins/Echo Press)

New Meditation Room at local hospital provides solace and comfort

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There’s a healing energy present in the new Meditation Room at Douglas County Hospital (DCH).


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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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