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(staff photo by Matt Roth)..They hesitate to show the photographer the "No Clowns Please," sign to the photographer, but after a pause, realize its importance. Their mission is to help kids feel better by way of laughter, but being in their business, they are aware that some children are simply scared of clowns. Also, some of the children in treatment simply can't handle the kind energy the duo bring. If making a child feel better means they don't make an appearance, the two politely concede to the child's wishes. Dr. Boots, aka Bill Boots, from Arbutus, and Greg May, a Columbia-based professional clown, entertains sick children at Johns Hopkins Hospital Wednesday July 19, 2006, as part of a program put on through the Big Apple Circus Clown Care program.

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(staff photo by Matt Roth)..They hesitate to show the photographer the "No Clowns Please," sign to the photographer, but after a pause, realize its importance. Their mission is to help kids feel better by way of laughter, but being in their business, they are aware that some children are simply scared of clowns. Also, some of the children in treatment simply can't handle the kind energy the duo bring. If making a child feel better means they don't make an appearance, the two politely concede to the child's wishes. Dr. Boots, aka Bill Boots, from Arbutus, and Greg May, a Columbia-based professional clown, entertains sick children at Johns Hopkins Hospital Wednesday July 19, 2006, as part of a program put on through the Big Apple Circus Clown Care program.