Halloween Hospital Hero

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 3:39pm

6-year-old cancer patient delivers Halloween to his hospitalized friends.

Halloween is more trick than treat for kids who have to spend it in the hospital, but in a community near Oakland, California one 6-year-old boy set out to ease that disappointment
for a group of young patients.

He knows their pain because he's been where they are.

Nico Castro is battling cancer.

After surgery and months of chemo, he's currently back at home.

When Nico found out a break in chemo meant he would get to go home and celebrate his favorite holiday he couldn't wait, but he wanted his friends at the hospital to have Halloween too.

Nico's idea of giving one kid a costume quickly took on monster proportions, and a quest for costumes for all.

Donors from as far as away as Pennsylvania and Arizona contributed costumes to Nico's
 

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