The Precious Touch Foundation is in the business of making ailing children’s dreams come true; and they did just that for 15-year-old Jaleah Hoyte.
Jaleah’s dream was to visit Disney World, and she got her –– much to her delight.
“I like the characters at Disney World and stuff like that, and always wanted to go. So when the opportunity came, I had to take it,” an elated teenager said.
Jaleah returned home from her trip last Saturday to a welcome fit for a princess –– at the Grantley Adams International Airport. She was greeted by family, friends and members of the Precious Touch Foundation.
Jaleah, who was visibly suffering from jet lag, on speaking to the media about her trip to Disney World, burst past the weariness as her face immediately lit up.
“It was fun, a lot of fun . . . . I mean fun can’t done! We went on a lot of rides and roller-coasters. But I really liked Sea World,” she said of the week-long trip.
And, the teenager was in for a double surprise: she got to be driven home in a limousine. Jaleah could not contain her excitement, testing every seat inside the luxury vehicle.
Her mother Jillian Hoyte, brother Jaden and representatives from the Precious Touch Foundation accompanied her on the trip.
Jaleah, suffering from acute lymphoblastic leukemia, has been receiving treatment for just over a year.