Follow-up Friday: Day care cleaned, woman in wheelchair finally gets to swim

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From a woman with disabilities finally able to swim in her city pool to parents at a Harlem day care fighting to get their sidewalks clean, PIX11 News is making it happen.

Lexington Children's Center on East 98th Street and Lexington Avenue serves 55 kids, ages 2 through 5, who have to walk past piles of trash every day. But after PIX11 News showed up, the garbage collectors cleaned up their acts.

"On behalf of the kids, thank you PIX11," said Rosa Gillece, the director of the day care.

There were rats as big as chihuahuas at the Jefferson Houses in Harlem and Smith Houses on the lower east side. The story really struck a cord with our viewers.

After our story aired, the Housing Authority cleaned up and exterminated at both locations.

Next, Cathy Sanderson, from Park Slope, who is living with disabilities, asked us to help her. The lift in her city pool was broken for months. But 48 hours after our story aired, it was fixed by the Parks Department.

And in New Brunswick, the kids at a children's hospital are still glowing from their party and surprise from PIX11 and Toys R Us. They received 30 gift certificates.

Remember the Brooklyn mom expecting triplets? We gave them a huge surprise from Babys R Us. The gorgeous babies were born Wednesday.

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