Belly Laughs Make Kids
silly clown pretending to be a doctor knows a secret. He knows that some
of the best medicine comes disguised as laughter. He knows that when things
aren't going the way you'd like them to, you'd feel a lot better if you
could find something funny about your situation. Clowns can help you to
find the funniness. Which means that clowns can help you to get better.
And they do. I hope that you get to meet one if you go to the hospital!
Fleitas, Ed.D., R.N.
Professor of Nursing, Lehman College, CUNY
Bronx, New York 10468
updated: November 14, 2004