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Hospital Celebrates Three Kings Day

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The three kings and their helpers included Mark Ribaudo of North Salem. Credits: Deena Bell
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Dr. Peter Richel, a pediatrician, has been the emcee of this event for most of the 10 years the hospital has hosted it. Credits: Deena Bell
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Dr. Irina Zhabinskaya, a pediatrician, brings up her grandson, 6-year-old Thomas, to receive his gift. Credits: Deena Bell
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MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. - Northern Westchester Hospital hosted its annual Three Kings Day Holiday Party last month. 

For more than 10 years, NWH staff has worked alongside a growing number of community partners to create a joyous and meaningful Three Kings Day celebration at the hospital for Latino families that reflects NWH’s commitment to serving this often underserved population. 

Guests enjoyed breakfast and Latino Christmas carols, and children received presents from the Three Kings themselves.

Celebrated each year on Jan. 6, the Day of the Three Kings is based on the Bible story of three kings who saw, on the night when Christ was born, a bright star, and followed it to Bethlehem. In Bethlehem, they found baby Jesus and presented Mary and Joseph with gold, frankincense and myrrh. 

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