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Pittsburgh Native and Current Star of HBO® Series True Blood, Joe Manganiello, to Visit Patients, Families at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

WHAT: Joe Manganiello, Pittsburgh native and current star of HBO® hit series True Blood, will stop by Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC to visit with patients and families.

Manganiello will tour the hospital with Dr. Andrew Urbach, medical director for external affairs of Children’s, and will visit patients’ bedsides on the 9th floor.

He also will pose for pictures and sign autographs for the patients.

WHO: Joe Manganiello, current star of HBO® series True Blood; and Children’s Hospital patients and families

WHEN: 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 6

WHERE: Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, One Children’s Hospital Drive, 4401 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Note to Media: Media interested in attending this should park in the hospital’s main driveway and meet Media Relations Coordinator Andrea Kunicky in the lobby to be escorted to the event.

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