HSPer works with sick kids

So does her dog!

Leah and her Labrador Brea bring comfort to sick kids in a Florida hospital. Leah was affected by HSP from a young age, where equine therapy taught her the value of the bond with animals.

Brea & Leah

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — This week’s Everyday Hero gets to work with a hero of her own.

And together, they’re caring for some of the Bay area’s most vulnerable children.

Leah Frohnerath and Brea are familiar faces at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg. Frohnerath is a certified child life specialist working closely with young patients.

“To help kids to understand what the doctors are going to do, why they’re doing it and how it’s going to feel.” Frohnerath said, describing part of what she does.

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SOURCE: Spectrum News, Bay News 9, Tampa, FL, USA

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