9-year-old back to playing after brain surgery

January 17, 2015 5:30 AM

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Sophie Fellows's left arm shook as she drew the bow across her violin, but when the music therapist asked if she was too tired, the little girl shook her head, tucked her chin, and focused her eye on the strings.

The fingers she still cannot steady fluttered at the violin's neck and she began to play the first trembling notes of "Go Tell Aunt Rhody." Then stopped. "What's the tune of this one again?" she asked in a small voice.

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