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From finance agent to artist: Keith Hammond debuts as a muralist to donate an undersea scene for the kids at MultiCare Urgent Care, Tacoma

When Keith Hammond started painting the lobby wall of MultiCare’s Westgate Urgent Care Clinic, the staff weren’t so confident in him: Here was a financial services agent who hadn’t painted since high school, and the first animal he roughed out on a sea-blue background didn’t look a whole lot like a turtle. Nearly a month later and things are different: Hammond’s mural, painted voluntarily in his spare time, is getting admiration and questions from kid and adult patients alike, and brightening up the waiting room space.

“The last time I picked up a paintbrush was in my sophomore year,” says

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