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Second annual toy drive to be held for ill children

Robert Blechl

BURBANK -- After recovering from a brain tumor, 10-year-old Annali

Kingston organized the first toy drive last year.

During the planning, her mother, Lisa Smith, discovered she also had a

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brain tumor.

Now recovered, both mother and daughter will be hosting the second

annual toy drive from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. today at Pickwick Ice Center,

1001 Riverside Drive.

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Toys that are collected will be distributed Thursday at Childrens

Hospital Los Angeles to kids with brain tumors, cancer, AIDS, leukemia

and other life-threatening illnesses, organizers said.

New and unwrapped toys -- preferably of the craft, game, doll and

coloring book variety -- will be accepted. Last year’s drive netted 110

toys.

Skaters who bring toys will receive a $3 discount on skate rentals.

For more information, call 846-0035, ext. 173.

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