AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Amazon hosted children battling cancer at its fulfillment center in Aurora on Monday. The children also participated in a robotics camp, which proved to be a big hit.

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The event was held as part of Amazon’s initiative to raise awareness about childhood cancer. The event in Aurora was one of eight.

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“They are making science and math exciting for these kids. Many have had to miss school through their treatment, most kids, a lot of kids aren’t excited to go to school, but these kids really are because they have missed so much of it,” said Erin Bodine, a spokeswoman for Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation.

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Amazon also donated $10,000 to Children’s Hospital Colorado.

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