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A dose of reality at the CVS MinuteClinic

A boy learns to be careful what you ask for at the pharmacy.

On a recent trip to the MinuteClinic at CVS, I was waiting to see someone when a young boy of about 5 came down the aisle and walked up to the registration kiosk. When his mother caught up to him, he proclaimed, “I want to do this.” She responded that to register he would have to get a shot. The child bolted up the aisle and out of sight.

Barry Scolaro

Holbrook

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