Laughter the best medicine.

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Students at a Johannesburg hospital in South Africa are using laughter to help young patients through the healing process. The troupe dress up as clowns and visit various hospitals in order to distract young patients from their ailments.

"We go there to help them feel better, not to heal them --as if we could heal them. We know the pain is there, but we are not going to take the pain away. That said, we are going to change their minds, prevent them from thinking about it. Which is a good thing," said one of the students, Hezyl...

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