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Dupps Family Gives $1M to Arkansas Children's Northwest

Dupps Family Gives $1M to Arkansas Children's Northwest
A rendering of the future Arkansas Children's Northwest hospital in Springdale.

Kirk and Cynthia Dupps have donated $1 million to the construction of Arkansas Children's Northwest, which opens in 2018, the Arkansas Children's Hospital announced Monday.
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