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B.C. Children's Hospital littlest patients dress up for some Halloween fun

B.C. Children’s Hospital hosted a trick-or-treat party Thursday morning for patients spending Halloween at the hospital.

A morning of costumes and candy for young patients in Vancouver

Five-year-old Allison Gunn goes trick-or-treating at B.C. Children’s Hospital on Halloween morning. (Maggie MacPherson/CBC)

B.C. Children's Hospital hosted a trick-or-treat party Thursday morning for patients spending Halloween at the hospital. 

Children who might not otherwise have had the opportunity to go trick-or-treating outside the hospital were provided a fun and safe environment to dress up and collect candy.

Shaelene Bell holds her 14-month-old son, Sauyer Bell, who is dressed up as a cow while attached to an IV bag from a recent surgery. (Maggie MacPherson/CBC)
Two-year-old Adrienne Seguiban is a past patient of the hospital where she stayed after being born prematurely. On Thursday morning, she collected candy while dressed up as a fairy. (Maggie MacPherson/CBC)
Milo Olson is a five-year-old recovering from leg surgery. Olson's mother, Nina Sidhu, made his Astro Boy costume by hand so that it fit over his large leg cast. (Maggie MacPherson/CBC)
Milo Olson says his favourite thing about Halloween is the candy and getting to see R2-D2.  (Maggie MacPherson/CBC)
Nick Batista is a 10-year-old with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). On Thursday, however, he dressed up as a "Cereal Killer — breakfast gone wrong!" (Maggie MacPherson/CBC)
Four-year-old Angelia Aichelberger carefully chooses her candy. She’s not allowed to have any foods with fat. (Maggie MacPherson/CBC)
Angelia Aichelberger recently spent two months at the hospital for a heart condition. (Maggie MacPherson/CBC)
Angelia Aichelberger says her favorite part about Halloween is spending time with family. Her twin sister Aalyyah joined her Thursday in a Batman costume. (Maggie MacPherson/CBC)


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