NORTH TEXAS (CBSNEWS.COM) — The pandemic has been a scary time for most, but especially for children like 4-year-old Elliott Hill, who was diagnosed with cancer in January 2020.

With the pandemic worsening, many children’s hospitals nationwide have shut their doors to most visitors, leading to extreme isolation.

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The little girl’s mom turned to social media to ask for prayer, support and to keep her family up-to-date on the status of her daughter.

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There, she met businesswoman Allison Schickel who had created a “brobe” — a robe to help her friend recover from breast cancer. After a few years, Schickel decided to expand and help children recovering from cancer at nearby Texas hospitals.

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