Day: April 16, 2018

Kids with kidney ailments make their own teddy bears at annual charity event

Deanna Anderson, 4, builds a stuffed bear during the 11th annual Build-A-Bear workshop event at Pembroke Mall in Pembroke Pines on Sunday, April 15, 2018. (Jennifer Lett / Sun Sentinel) Chase Cooper clutched the stuffed bear he named Felix, in honor of the doctor who helped him recover when he received a new kidney about eight years ago. Cooper, 13, was one of dozens of children who got to make a stuffed animal at the nonprofit Kids Needing Kidneys’ annual charity event Sunday at Build-A-Bear Workshop in Pembroke Pines. Kids Needing Kidneys was started nearly a decade ago by Laura…

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