Sonny & Cher’s visit to York, Pa., and hospitalized leukemia patient: ‘They were genuinely concerned’

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This week’s lead History Mystery photo: This celebrity duo was in ‪York, Pa., in 1972. That visit included a side trip to Memorial Hospital to visit a local girl with leukemia.’They were genuinely concerned,’ the girl’s mother said of Sonny and Cher’s visit. That visit made them late for the concert. What brought Sonny and Cher here? Memories of that visit? Please comment below. The answer & story of that hospital visit. Also of interest: Check out hundreds of additional history quizzes and (fun) tests.

 

 

 

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