Cassandra is an X-Ray technician. She works in Hartford but recently moved to Philadelphis to be with her fiancee. She was in Elizabeth Park to make arrangements for a baby shower for her sister.
Cassandra's son is six years old. He has sickle cell disease, a painful blood condition.
Cassandra explained how watchful she has to be. September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, and Cassandra volunteers to speak to community groups about the disease.