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Freeman Health System hosts Egg Hunt

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Easter is right around the corner and some celebrate, with a classic egg hunt for the kids.

Freeman Health System employees and their children crowded the soccer fields in Joplin for a first ever employee egg hunt. More than 6,000 eggs were hidden in a field, all stuffed with candy and prizes including certificates for treats, movie tickets and even bicycles.

The Easter bunny also made an appearance for pictures with the kids.

Freeman officials say they have plenty of events planned throughout the year for the kids,  hoping to provide more family fun time.

"They were excited. We had the Easter bunny here, and a lot of hugs, a lot of photos, and this is just one more way we can say thank you to our employees for the great job they do taking care of the community" says Shawn McGrew.

Despite the rain, all of the eggs hidden on the field were found

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