Pokemon Go inspires kids to get out of bed at children’s hospital


(WSPA)- 12-year-old Rodriguez Nance is now able to do what other kids his age and older are doing; combing the area for the elusive Pokemon.

While most kids are hitting up parks and public spaces searching for the digital creature, Nance is capturing them before his physical therapy session at Shriner’s Hospital.

Nance says he “really likes travelling around, being able to go outside and do stuff. That way he isn’t trapped inside the house.”

Nance suffers from a rare genetic disorder that affects bone growth. He’s already had surgery and has limited mobility. That’s why Shriners is allowing children to play the popular game at the hospital.

Shriner’s isn’t the only medical facility doing this. Children’s Hospital also allowing Pokemon Go to be played on site for patients only, necessary medicine to get children out of bed.

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