Woman Sews Superhero Capes for Sick and Disabled Children

Tiny Superhero capes

(KSDK) 4-year-old Kennedy Meyerhoff is fighting a never ending battle to stay healthy.

“Kennedy was born with Down Syndrome,” explains Dr. Rob Hanson, a Pediatric Oncologist with Mercy Children’s Hospital. “And there are many issues that can often bring with it.”

“It was awful,” says mom Abbie Meyerhoff. “I’ve got this newborn baby that I can’t even hold.”

But kids like Kennedy are finding the superpowers they need to fight illness, thanks in part to a Missouri woman and her sewing machine.

Robyn Rosenberger runs her own Justice League of sorts, an organization called Tiny Superheroes. For the last two and half years, she’s been making superhero capes for children facing disabilities and illness.

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