Alyssa Macleod, Miss Canada International 2014, visited many children in the pediatric unit at Royal University Hospital (RUH) on July 14.

Alyssa, a successful young woman with cerebral palsy, was recently named Canada’s Inspirational Young Woman. She visited with families speaking about her own time spent in hospital as a child, listening to their stories, and talking about her travels as part of Miss Canada International. Read more about her inspirational story here.

Alyssa Macleod, Miss Canada International 2014, visits children in the pediatric unit at Royal University Hospital July 14, 2014.

Alyssa Macleod, Miss Canada International 2014, visits children in the pediatric unit at Royal University Hospital July 14, 2014.