CHICAGO (CBS) — When a child is seriously ill, a parent will do just about anything to make him or her happy. One children’s charity teamed up with United Airlines this weekend in Chicago to help several parents of seriously ill kids very happy.
CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports the Starlight Children’s Foundation fulfilled its mission to bring happiness to seriously ill kids on Saturday, when they worked with United Airlines to take more than 80 kids on trip they’ll never forget.
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Flight attendants sang Christmas carols as the kids boarded a United Airlines jet and then circled the city, before making their way to the “North Pole” (Gate C-20 at O’Hare International Airport) to visit Santa Claus.
When the kids got off the plane, they were greeted by singing and clapping Chicago firefighters.
Once at the North Pole, the kids had their faces painted…
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