MINNEAPOLIS - Sarah Larson wanted to do something big for her daughter's 10th birthday, but she never expected to receive two trucks filled with toys.
"It's the generosity of strangers. It's amazing," Larson said.
All of the toys will go to kids at Children's Hospital where her daughter, Kayleen, has spent a lot of time fighting Leukemia. She lost the battle four months ago.
"I wasn't sure if I could (come back) but this is important," Sarah said.
Family and friends placed several collection bins all over the St. Cloud area. The response was overwhelming.
"Kids get obsessed with where they're at. (They're) sick of being in a hospital bed or sick of being in their room and this takes it away for a while," said Kelly Larson, Kayleen's dad.
For the first time since her death, her parents also got to see the people who tried to save their little girl. But Monday's visit won't be the last.
"When we asked her, 'Can we do this for you every year going forward?' She said, 'Yeah, that's good,'" Sarah said.
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