Student’s birthday wish: Help for Children’s Hospital

9:33 am | October 8, 2012

A student at Central Elementary School is giving up all the trappings of her birthday — including gifts — to give back to a cause very special to her.

Photo by Danny Davis
Clockwise from standing left, Wesley Price, Anthony and Tyania Price and Loretta Price. Because of the circumstances of her own premature birth, 12-year-old Loretta is sensitive to the needs of hospitalized young patients

All kids love birthdays, but 12-year-old Loretta Price may have more reason than most to celebrate the yearly anniversary of her birth.

“This year for my birthday, I have decided not to have a traditional birthday party,” Loretta said. “Instead, I am going to have a charity birthday.”

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