First STL Children’s Hospital Patient Rings The 12-Foot Bell

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – It happened just after 3:30, Friday afternoon.

“Avery” a 4-year-old Leukemia patient at St. Louis Children’s Hospital rang the bell to mark her last round of chemotherapy.

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Standing by for an echo, were dozens of well-wishers near the hospital’s new 12-foot metal bell, hung on a billboard at I-44 and Big Bend Blvd.

An estimated five-to-10 kids complete chemotherapy at the hospital, each month.

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All will get to ring a bell and set off the new billboard chime.

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