Glimpses of the Teddy Bear Clinic (Clinique du Nounours), a facility in Brussels, Belgium, that helps children to cope with their fear of medical examinations.
IMAGE: A student of medicine, acting as specialist staff, is accompanied by a child who came with a plush toy to be treated at the clinic. All photographs: Yves Herman/Reuters
IMAGE: The teddy is being attended to.
IMAGE: The teddy is treated.
IMAGE: A student of medicine dressed as an injured rabbit is surrounded by children who came with their plush toys to be treated.
IMAGE: Toys are seen in the 'waiting room' at The Teddy Bear Clinic.
Photographs curated by Manisha Kotian/Rediff.com
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