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Awash with smiles, superheroes lift spirits at Children’s Hospital |

Awash with smiles, superheroes lift spirits at Children’s Hospital

| Tuesday, October 23, 2018 3:24 p.m

The superhero window washers of Allegheny Window Cleaning Inc. of Springdale on Tuesday made their second appearance of the year at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in Lawrenceville.

For the past seven years, the heroes have shown up at the hospital in the spring and again around Halloween to clean the windows and lift the spirits of the patients.

This year, Batman, Superman, Spider-Man and Captain America were on hand.

Andrew Russell is a Tribune-Review staff photographer.

Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Allegheny Window Cleaning Inc.’s Steve Virag, heads down the side of UPMC Childrenճ Hospital of Pittsburgh in Lawrencville, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018.
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