Two Christmases ago, young Kaia Rose Sooknanan-Andrew was rushed to the emergency room, feverish and blistered. As she lay in her hospital bed, scared and sad over missing Christmas morning, a nurse brought her two presents. Through it all, Christmas had come.
“She couldn’t believe it,” Kaia’s mother, Dana Sooknanan, said Friday. “She said, ‘I didn’t think there’d be Christmas in the hospital.’ ”