The true meaning of caring and compassion

Nevin is a cancer patient at Dayton Children’s. He has to stay at the hospital for treatment for long periods of time and is not able to venture outside. During one of his rehab therapy treatments, Nevin was angry and upset. Miss Janet asked Nevin what he would like to do the next time she came to see him for his therapy. Nevin said he wanted to play in the snow and make a snowman. So, Miss Janet brought the snow to Nevin and they made a snowman together in his hospital room. His face lit up with joy! This is a true testament to the kind, compassionate and caring staff we have at Dayton Children’s. It’s the little things that mean the most. View our video here. View more photos and see what Nevin’s snowman turned out like here.
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