Kenny’s 12 Days of Giving Day Five: Puttin’ on the glitz at the Ritz-Carlton for a brave woman battling cancer

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - On Day Five of "Kenny's 12 Days of Giving," Kenny heads to the Ritz-Carlton New Orleans to surprise a very special woman who's currently undergoing treatment for cancer.

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Let's meet Elise Charbonnet Angelette, the woman getting surprised today at the Ritz-Carlton.  Elise's friends from You Night Empowering Events, a cancer empowerment 6-month program with a cancer survivor fashion show, got involved with "Kenny's 12 Days of Giving," hoping to do something nice for Elise.

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Kristen Barnes with the Ritz-Carlton jumped at the chance to help give Elise the gift of time - time to spend with her husband, Jason.  You see, Elise and Jason have been married 14 years and have five kids.  The Ritz-Carlton gave Elise and her husband a one-night stay in their beautiful hotel.

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They could probably use some time alone in a beautiful hotel like the Ritz, right?  Elise was so excited she called Jason to tell him the good news.

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That's not all. Elise's friends from You Night came bearing gifts.  Elise was given gifts from Kendra Scott jewelry and "The Greenest Tree" children's book written by Tracie Morris Schaefer.

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"Time is the greatest gift.  I pray to God for time all the time.  Time with my husband.  Time with my friends.  Time with my family.  Thank you so much,"  Elise said.

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Elise runs an inspirational blog called "Team Buna: Every Little Thing."  On her blog, she shares personal stories and inspirational quotes to help others dealing with cancer   She's even started a non-profit called "Buna's Hope Project."

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