Little Smiles Foundation primps special kids

MARLTON, N.J. - August 12, 2010

The Little Smiles Foundation provided a day of indulgence, to some boys and girls who need it the most.

The afternoon began with a surprise limo ride to Bernard's Salon and Spa in Marlton, N.J.

Once inside, 15-year-old Janiece Causey gets a manicure, then a relaxing pedicure.

"I barely ever get a break," Janiece said.

Janiece has sickle cell disorder. Not to be outdone, her little sister, Jatierra got her fingers and toes painted as well.

It was a makeup session for 9-year-old Brianna Perry, who suffers from severe asthma. Angelica Perry, Briana's mom told Action News, "It makes a stressful time a lot easier, you know."

Briana's younger brother, Christopher, has a neurological ailment. He didn't want too much pampering today, choosing to get only a haircut, as did 13-year-old Zachary Cook.

Zach was born with Spondola Epithesil Congenial Dysplasia, a type of dwarfism. He had surgery at A.I. DuPont Hospital in Wilmington in June.

Glen Baskin, of the Little Smiles Foundation told Action News: "Any time they can get out of hospital, have a day of pampering -- a special day -- that's what we try to do."

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