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Arizona Gov. Ducey visits hospitalized kids on Halloween

October 31, 2017

Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey, right, hands out a bag of Halloween candy as he visits with a patient at Phoenix Children's Hospital Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, in Phoenix. Ducey spent time with children and their parents during Tuesday's hospital visit, and passed out candy and books to children undergoing treatment and read a Halloween-themed book. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has paid a visit to children undergoing cancer treatment at Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

Ducey spent time with children and their parents during Tuesday’s hospital visit. He also passed out candy and books to children undergoing treatment and read a Halloween-themed book.

The governor called the hospital “a blessing for the children in our community,” noting that it is the third-largest pediatric cancer center in the country.

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