Adorable Halloween photos of newborns in neonatal care unit go viral
Decked out as Superman, Captain America and local sports heroes, Kansas City’s adorable newborns have gone international. As part of an effort to inject Halloween happiness at St. Luke’s Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit, the March of Dimes
Photographs by Sally Morrow Photograpahy and March of DimesProduced by Monty Davis, The Kansas City Star
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