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Fishing trip to celebrate National Nursing Home Week

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Residents of Van Health Care got a special treat Tuesday: fishing!

To celebrate National Nursing Home Week, Van Health Care has activities planned for the several days like fishing.

Heart to Heart Hospice tries to make sure the folks get out fishing a couple times a year.

"They're excited and the ones that aren't that interested in fishing are just going to enjoy the ambience of being here," said one organizer. "It's a beautiful day and a beautiful park and it's just wonderful down here."

The fish didn't co-operate, but the residents weren't let down. Instead of a fish fry, there were plenty of hot dogs to go around.

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