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Miss Mississippi thanks supporters of Batson Children's Hospital

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The state's only hospital devoted exclusively to e care and treatment of sick and injured children is getting some help from royalty.

Miss Mississippi, Laura Lee Lewis made stops at e Walmart and Sam's Club in Madison Tuesday afternoon to thank customers for making donations to the annual campaign for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

Walmart and Sam's Club have been partners of Children's Miracle Network Hospitals for 28 years, raising more than $750 million dollars for pediatric hospitals.

This year's campaign will help Batson Children's Hospital at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Customers can make donations at cash registers in stores through October 9. The campaign began August 29.

Lewis was crowned in June and represented this state at the Miss America Pageant in September. She was the fourth runner up. Miss America also partners with the Children's Miracle Network to raise money and awareness.

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