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FOX61 – Hartford, May 23, 2017 – Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new Lion’s Den playroom Tuesday as patients were already enjoying the activities inside. In a hospital that can sometimes house sadness and pain, the new playroom offers a lot of brightness and a burst of color. “It was amazing because it has so much color in it,” said Connor Albert, a 10-year-old cancer patient who saw the room for the first time Tuesday. “When I’m feeling a little nauseous, it helps because then it takes my mind off of it,” Albert said. FOX61 caught up with Albert while he was playing video games inside the playroom with Kavon Perry-Little, a 17-year-old patient fighting a blood disorder. “I saw all the games and I was like, I told myself, ‘At least it’s not going to be boring in here anymore,'” said Perry-Little about his first visit to the Lion’s Den.

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