Photos: Children’s of Mississippi heralds holidays with Thanksgiving ParadePublished on Monday, November 29, 2021The children’s hospital’s second annual Thanksgiving Parade included carts decorated with turkeys, characters from “Frozen,” Mickey Mouse, superheroes and Christmas trees. Child life team members and UMMC students in medicine and nursing brought greetings and surprises to Children’s of Mississippi patients.Children's of Mississippi patient Ford Wilson of Madison wears a wintry hat as he visits with "Olaf," aka child life specialist Courtney Easterday.Held by her father, Travis, Norah Foster of Brandon gets holiday books from child life specialist Kelsey Clark. Looking on is mom Ann Foster.Children's of Mississippi patient Zayd Simmons of Conroe, Texas, gets a winter cap from "Olaf" and "Anna," aka child life specialist Courtney Easterday and medical student Anna Margaret Pitts, in the children's hospital's Thanksgiving Parade Nov. 22.Child life assistant Michelle Chambers, right, and medical student Mallory Harmon share Thanksgiving greetings to Children's of Mississippi patients and families.Medical student Marilyn Pigott, dressed as a superhero, presents Children's of Mississippi patient Eden Crews of Pelahatchie a book during the children's hospital's Thanksgiving Parade Nov. 22.Children's of Mississippi patient Ji'Novah Canada of Jackson gets holiday surprises during the Children's of Mississippi Thanksgiving Parade Nov. 22."Olaf," aka child life specialist Courtney Easterday, greets a Children's of Mississippi patient during the Thanksgiving Parade Nov. 22.Child life specialist Madeline Wilson waves to a Children's of Mississippi patient during the hospital's Thanksgiving Parade Nov. 22.Marching in the Children's of Mississippi Thanksgiving Parade are, from left, child life assistant Erinn Funches, child life specialist Ashley Prendez, medical student Brooke McKnight, child life specialists Morgan Flournoy and Pepper Weed Cooper, medical student Marilyn Pigott, child life specialists Cara Williams and Courtney Easterday, medical student Anna Margaret Pitts, child life specialists Madeline Wilson and Kelsey Clark, medical student Emilee Boldon Roberson, medical student Mallory Harmon and child life assistant Michelle Chambers.Nursing student Abbey Climer shows a Thanksgiving coloring sheet patients received during the children's hospital's Thanksgiving Parade Nov. 22.