Ilona and Attila Lantos founded the Chris Lantos Foundation in honor of their son who died in 2013. They give iPads to children who have cancer.
"When we do this work, it's hard, but it's also one meaningful way of connecting with our son," said Ilona Lantos.Monday, the couple returned to the hospital where their son died, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital. The Lantos' delivered an iPad to a 14-year-old girl named Liliana, who is battling bone cancer.
"The iPads are a great distraction from the everyday monotony of being in the hospital. There's a lot of not fun stuff that happens here," said specialist Jessica Abrams.
Liliana never had an iPad and this one almost didn't get to her.
The package containing four iPads, including the one for Liliana, got lost. FedEx said somebody signed for it at the Lantos' home in Arlington, but they don't know who.
For days, the family tried to find the package through Amazon and FedEx. No luck. When FOX 5 called, the problem was resolved in a matter of hours.
Now, Liliana has her iPad. She says she will use it to talk to family and friends, and also watch videos.