Esther Johnson with the Golden Crutch Award

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  • Chief physical therapy aid Esther Johnson received the Golden Crutch Award from the physical therapy class of 1974. This award was given each year since 1966 to one member of the physical therapy department who has contributed the most to the physical therapy students. Along with this award, Ms. Johnson received a Golden Crutch Pin form the class. A native of Hartford, Conn., Ms. Johnson came to Duke in 1948 and has been working ever since in the PT department. According to Marianne Jackson, 1974 class representative, the award was given to Ms. Johnson because she is “an indispensable part of the department and her consistent devotion to her work and PT friends have been a source of inspiration to everyone.”
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