STL Moms: St. Louis Children’s Hospital

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The Great Forest Park Balloon Race kicks off tomorrow, with a special passenger aboard one of the hot air balloons.

St. Louis Children’s Hospital child life specialist, Stacy Sedlack, nominated a member of the team to participate in the balloon races on Saturday. Sedlack helps kids cope with the stress of medical care and hospitalization, but her efforts have now made for an exciting weekend for patient Danesha.

Danesha will aboard one of the balloons Saturday accompanied with her bright pink tutu and matching accessories!

By Ryann Gildersleeve