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Mercy Hospital celebrates 125th year anniversary

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - On Saturday, Mercy Hospital celebrated its 125th anniversary with a display of exhibits, kid's activities and a helicopter landing demonstration.

Mercy admitted its first patient, a malaria victim, on July 9th, 1890.

At that time, the hospital was a five-bed medical facility above a clothing store in downtown San Diego.   

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