Happy Heart-o-Ween!

31 Oct


Just some of the 23,000+ polymer clay hearts created by pediatrician Dr. Ron Lehocky, (known to his young patients as “Dockily Hockily” – but also  answering to Docky-Hocky, Doctor Ron, and Doctor Little Hocky). He’s been working with special needs children since 1974. Sales of his unique hand-made heart brooches have raised over $100,000 for the Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies in Louisville, Kentucky.

Happy Heart-o-Ween, my heart sisters!  And remember that dark chocolate (well, okay, in moderation!) is good for our hearts!




4 Responses to “Happy Heart-o-Ween!”

  1. Kit Filan October 31, 2013 at 8:24 am #

    What beautiful pins and a reminder to all of us that even when dealing with serious health concerns there is time for whimsy! I guess there is therapy in being light hearted!


    • Carolyn Thomas October 31, 2013 at 12:08 pm #

      There sure is! I just love these whimsical little pins, and the fact that this doctor has handmade thousands of them is especially moving.


  2. June October 31, 2013 at 5:28 am #

    What a wonderful thing this Doctor is doing! I wouldn’t mind purchasing a few of these towards a great cause!! Keep up the great and caring work, Doctor!! ♥


    • Carolyn Thomas October 31, 2013 at 5:35 am #

      I’d love some of these too, June! They are available for sale around Louisville, but I guess he’s too busy being a pediatrician to have a mail order service! 😉


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