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Disney the best medicine


Added 19 April 2015


Wish child Jaleah Hoyte (second right) sharing her experiences with Precious Touch Foundation president Adorial Maxwell-Hazell (second left) and vice-president St Auban Callender as her mum Jillian (left) listens in. (Picture by Reco Moore.)

JALEAH HOYTE is one of the happiest teenagers alive today.

From her sick bed at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, the 15-year-old expressed the desire to take a trip to Disney World. There was no magic wand, but her “fairy godmother” was in the form of the Precious Touch Foundation, which is in the business of fulfilling dreams.

Hoyte flew back home yesterday after spending a week in her dreamland. Her travel-weary face lit up when asked about her week.

“It was a lot, a lot of fun. I mean fun can’t done . . . . I especially liked Sea World,” she said.

Hoyte has been receiving treatment for just over a year for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. (YB)

Please read the full story in today's Sunday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.



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