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                     U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
                             Washington, D.C. 20549

                                     FORM 4

                  STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

    Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
       Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or
               Section 30(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940

[_]  Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5
     obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b). (Print or Type Responses)

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1.   Name and Address of Reporting Person*

     Hensel                          Emil
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   (Last)                           (First)             (Middle)

     2538 NW 64th Blvd.
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                                    (Street)

     Boca Raton                      FL                   33496
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   (City)                           (State)              (Zip)

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2.   Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

     Cross Country, Inc. (CCRN)
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3.   IRS Identification Number of Reporting Person, if an Entity (Voluntary)

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4.   Statement for Month/Year

     December 31, 2002
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5.   If Amendment, Date of Original (Month/Year)

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6.   Relationship of Reporting Person to Issuer
     (Check all applicable)

     [X]  Director                             [ ]  10% Owner
     [X]  Officer (give title below)           [_]  Other (specify below)
     Chief Financial Officer
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7.   Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

     [X]  Form filed by One Reporting Person
     [_]  Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
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           Table I -- Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of,
                             or Beneficially Owned
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<TABLE>
<CAPTION>
                                                          4.                          5.             6.
                                                          Securities Acquired (A)     Amount of      Owner-
                                             3.           or Disposed of (D)          Securities     ship
                                             Trans-       (Instr. 3, 4 and 5)         Benefi-        Form:       7.
                               2.            action       -----------------------     cially         Direct      Nature of
1.                             Transaction   Code                                     Owned Follo-   (D) or      Indirect
Title of Security              Date          (Instr. 8)              (A)              wing Reported  Indirect    Beneficial
(Instr. 3)                     (Month/       ----------              or              Transaction(s)  (I)       Ownership
                               Day/Year)     Code  V      Amount     (D)   Price     (Instr. 3       (Instr.4)   (Instr. 4)
                                                                                      and 4)
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<S>                            <C>           <C>   <C>    <C>        <C>   <C>        <C>            <C>         <C>

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Common Stock      
                              12/31/02       G(1)  V        3,808     D                47,251          D
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                                                                                       42,349          I          By wife   
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                              12/31/02       G(1)  V        1,250     A                 8,702          I          By son (2)
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                              12/31/02       G(1)  V        1,250     A                 8,702          I          By son (2)
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                              12/31/02       G(1)  V        1,308     A                 8,761          I          By daughter   
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</TABLE>

Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially
          owned directly or indirectly.

*    If the Form is filed by more than one  reporting  person,  see  Instruction
     4(b)(v).

     Persons who respond to the collection of information contained
     in this form are not required to respond unless the form displays
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                                                                      (Over)
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FORM 4 (continued)

Table II -- Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
          (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)

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<TABLE>
<CAPTION>
                                                                                                                    10.     
                                                                                                          9.        Owner-  
                                                                                                          Number    ship    
                                                                                                          of        Form
                    2.                                                                                    Deriv-    of     
                    Conver-                    5.                              7.                         ative     Deriv-   11.    
                    sion                       Number of                       Title and Amount           Secur-    ative    Nature 
                    or                         Derivative    6.                of Underlying     8.       ities     Secur-   of     
                    Exer-             4.       Securities    Date              Securities        Price    Bene-     ity:     In-    
                    cise     3.       Trans-   Acquired (A)  Exercisable and   (Instr. 3 and 4)  of       ficially  Direct   direct 
                    Price    Trans-   action   or Disposed   Expiration Date   ----------------  Deriv-   Owned     (D) or   Bene-  
1.                  of       action   Code     of(D)         (Month/Day/Year)            Amount  ative    at End    In-      ficial 
Title of            Deriv-   Date     (Instr.  (Instr. 3,    ----------------            or      Secur-   of        direct   Owner- 
Derivative          ative    (Month/  8)       4 and 5)      Date     Expira-            Number  ity      Month     (I)      ship   
Security            Secur-   Day/     ------   ------------  Exer-    tion               of      (Instr.  (Instr.   (Instr.  (Instr.
(Instr. 3)          ity      Year)    Code V    (A)   (D)    cisable  Date     Title     Shares  5)       4)        4)       4)
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<S>                 <C>      <C>      <C>  <C>  <C>   <C>    <C>      <C>      <C>       <C>     <C>      <C>       <C>      <C>


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</TABLE>

Explanation of Responses:

(1)    Gift to two sons and daughter.

(2)    Mr. Hensel's two sons are adult and as a result, he disclaims beneficial
       ownership of these shares.





     /s/ Emil Hensel                                         December 31, 2002
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    **Signature of Reporting Person                               Date
         Emil Hensel

**     Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal 
       Criminal Violations.

       See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).

Note:  File three copies of this Form, one of which must be manually signed.
       If space provided is insufficient, see Instruction 6 for procedure.

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