Doctor's small act of kindness comes from the heart

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When traveling medical personnel arrived in the Rio Grande Valley to care for coronavirus patients, Dr. Murthy Badiga was relieved — local doctors needed the help.

So when he bumped into a few of them at Rudy's barbecue in Pharr, Badiga didn't think twice about paying for their meal.

"I live here, I practice here, my kids grew up here," said Badiga, a gastroenterologist at DHR. "I've been here for 26 years. This is my community. When somebody tries to come and help us, I think being thankful is very natural."

Badiga said the coronavirus pandemic put things in perspective.

"Be human," Badiga said. "And help your fellow human beings."

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