Construction worker at children's hospital plays game with kids to bring smile on their faces

Construction worker at children's hospital plays game with kids to bring smile on their faces

At a children's hospital in Indiana, a construction worker began playing a small game with the youngest patients there to bring a wide smile on their faces.

Worker Jason Haney is helping in the construction of a new wing at South Bend’s Memorial Children's Hospital, but he's already given a lot more than a new facility to the young patients.

He along with his teenage daughter made an 8-foot-tall cutout of the character ‘Where's Waldo?’ and while working on the construction site, Haney played an epic game of ‘Where's Waldo?’ with the little ones trying to find out the character for the windows of their hospital.

He kept it in the area around the hospital and told kids to find it. The little gesture worked as a big hit among the little ones, who said it made them happy.

Becky Garza, whose daughter Neveah stayed at the hospital lately, said, “Everyday in that four-day time when she woke up in morning she was, 'Where's Waldo, Where's Waldo?', that kind of was helpful. Just knowing that she was focused on that than on treatments and the pain and stuff she was feeling at that time”.

Haney added that his daughter was the inspiration for the game. The girl’s entire family knew very well about how it feels to have a kid cooped up in the hospital for a long time.

While speaking to ABC News, Haney said that his daughter had a stroke when she was in her mother’s womb. He mentioned that at the age of nearly 3, they came to know that something was wrong with her. The daughter underwent a CAT scan, and it came to light that there was brain damage. Doctors said that she wouldn't learn past the third grade level, which left the entire family shocked.

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