Notre Dame cheerleaders visit hospital
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (WSVN) -- University of Notre Dame cheerleaders are in South Florida to root for their team and spread cheer to young hospital patients.
The Fighting Irish Cheerleaders brought lots of energy to the Children's Diagnostic Treatment Center in Fort Lauderdale Friday.
They walked the halls and greeted patients. "I wanted to be a cheerleader when I was little. I used to walk around the house with pom poms and a skirt," said young patient Chante'lae Carter who has Type I Diabetes.
"She does good with it. It sometimes goes a little high," said her mother Anita Powell.
The group brought smiles and gifts for all the kids. The team even taught patients their Fighting Irish dance. "We love doing stuff like this," said Notre Dame cheerleader Myriah Burce. "We pretty much travel throughout the fall semester and we get the chance to visit a lot of schools. We do a lot of community events. This one has just been great."
The Notre Dame cheerleading squad have a packed schedule. They will go to another shelter until Monday, when they will play the BCS National Championship against Alabama.
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