Paws for a cause

Hannah Bell is a 9 year old cancer patient at Memorial Hospital in South Bend.

About four months ago she found out she has T-Cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Every Thursday a special friend pays her a visit. 

Samantha, is a 125 pound Newfoundland therapy dog. 

She has been trained to naturally relieve those who are in stressful situations.

Hannah's mother Jocelynn Bell says " Samantha makes everything a little bit more calm and easy to deal with."

Right now Hannah is in remission and will undergo treatments for the next year and half. 

As for Samantha, she is now training to become a certified disaster relief dog, 

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