Press Release - Branson, MO. – Barry B Williams Enterprises, Inc. announced today that Barry Williams, aka the real Greg Brady visited St. Louis Children’s Hospital over the weekend.
Last year, five year old, Make-A-Wish Missouri child, Violet, visited Branson for an Ozark Mountain Christmas to make her wish come true. Her wish, to visit Branson and meet “Greg Brady.” “I would love to meet the real Greg, the one with the curly hair,” said Violet.
Violet originally underwent emergency surgery to remove a life-threating brain tumor located at the base of her cerebellum. Although her recovery has been remarkable, she was back in the hospital for additional brain surgery . While recuperating at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Barry Williams went to visit her.
“Violet holds a special place in my heart and if I can help any child with a speedy recovery, then the trip was well worth it. It’s all about bringing hope, strength and joy into the lives of children,” said Barry Williams.
St. Louis Children's Hospital has provided specialized care for children for more than 125 years. The hospital is affiliated with Washington University School of Medicine, ranked the number four medical school in the country by US News & World Report. In 2012, St. Louis Children’s Hospital again made the elite US News & World Report Honor Roll of the nation’s Best Pediatric Hospitals, in additional to receiving Magnet re-designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the nation’s highest honor for nursing excellence. In 2009, Parents magazine ranked St. Louis Children's Hospital number five in the nation. St. Louis Children's Hospital is a member of BJC HealthCare. For more information visitstlouischildrens.org; or visit us @STLChildrens on Facebook and Twitter.