Construction Workers In St Louis Helped Turn This Little Girl’s Long Hospital Stay Into Something Magical

A construction site in St. Louis proved to be one of the best things ever for some very sick children.

That site is the campus renewal project beside the St. Louis Children’s Hospital. It’s a three-floored structure and, according to the workers, it is possible to see the children in the window wave at them. One child in particular got their attention.

Her name is Vivian Kieth, a two-year-old girl who has Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Leukemia is a disease that targets the white blood cells. Vivian had been receiving chemotherapy sessions for over 9 months. During those 9 months, she was isolated; the only people she saw were doctors, nurses, and her parents, all of whom have gowns, gloves, and masks. So, you can just imagine how therapeutic it is for her to see the construction workers going about their job just outside her window.

According to her mom, it has been their habit to sit by the window and wave until someone waves back. But one day, instead of getting just a wave, they got something more special.

Image is a YouTube screengrab. 

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Nizza Gueco is a licensed architect from the Philippines who chose to be a writer to be able to spend time with her 3-year-old daughter. Know more about her at www.nizzagueco.com.

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