Jennie Ed's Little Red Wagon Still Going Strong

Published: March 13, 2017

It’s a little the worse for wear after more than three decades of steady use, but it’s been a godsend for tens of thousands of southwest Iowans.

The thought of surgery, especially if it’s a major procedure, is intimidating for most everyone.

For a small child, even the simplest procedure can be downright frightening.

While it is not a panacea, Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital’s “little red wagon” has helped ease the pre-surgical nervousness for thousands of kids.

Daily Nonpareil: 33 years old and still going strong: Jennie Ed's little red wagon helps kids