Tutus, capes, hats bring smiles to patients at Mary Bridge
Thanks to the efforts of Janay Conner, a huge collection of superhero capes, fairy wings, magic wands, tutus and flower hats will allow children to dress up during visits to Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Center in Tacoma, Wash.
Conner collected and donated the dress-up clothes in honor of her nieces, who had cancer. She also had help from KOMO viewers, who donated more than $6,000 to her efforts.
On Thursday in the Mary Bridge Health Center, Conner gave tutus and flower hats to triplets Carmyn, Cameryn and Catheryn Feliciano. Now 19 months old, the triplets weighed only 1 pound 13 ounces when they were born at MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital. The girls smiled at their new costumes, and one ran around the lobby.
One boy put on a Batman cape and spun around.
Another young girl walked past and said, "I want to fly!"
Conner helped her find some wings that fit. The girl flew off to her appointment.
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