ORLANDO, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - A young girl did her part to spread some holiday cheer at Winnie Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando. The hospital's youngest volunteer was once a patient.
Maya Tharoo was born premature, just under two pounds at birth. The 13-year-old gifted teddy bears to families and patients this morning.
"A way we could give back is that I could start volunteering, and I could share my story about what I went through when I was little," explained Tharoo, "and that can give hope to the parents and families at the hospital."
Tharoo gave away 180 teddy bears.