Patient transporter sings to patients he’s helping, only for camera footage to cause a stir

Lindon Beckford, a patient transporter at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, has a special talent that brings comfort and solace to patients during their hospital journeys. Beckford has been singing since childhood, and he uses his gift to make the hospital experience more pleasant for patients.

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He began incorporating singing into his work routine when he realized the positive impact it had on the patients he transported. Beckford has been working at the same hospital for over 30 years, and during that time, he’s developed a keen sense of how to ease the anxieties of his patients through music.

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Depending on the situation and the patient’s needs, Beckford chooses songs to sing, providing comfort and relief. Patients have often shared their gratitude, telling him that his singing makes their trips within the hospital more manageable.

Beckford’s soothing voice not only alleviates stress but also creates moments of connection. Some patients have even joined in by harmonizing with his songs, creating beautiful and memorable interactions.

His genuine care and dedication to the well-being of the patients he transports make him a remarkable individual in the healthcare field. Lindon Beckford’s singing is a testament to the power of music to provide comfort and solace during challenging times.



His compassionate approach to patient care and the comfort he brings through his singing are truly heartwarming and inspirational. Lindon Beckford is a shining example of how small gestures of kindness can make a significant difference in the lives of others, especially during their moments of vulnerability.

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