'It's better than a party!' Long Beach residents celebrate 9-year-old's birthday with parade

Reilly LaFerlita had a different ninth birthday this year because of the coronavirus outbreak.

News 12 Staff

Mar 27, 2020, 11:38 AM

Updated 1,480 days ago

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Reilly LaFerlita had a different ninth birthday this year because of the coronavirus outbreak.
His Long Beach friends helped him celebrate by doing a big birthday parade past his house.
"It's like the best birthday of my life! It's better than a party," says Reilly.
The parade grew to over 60 cars.
Families participated through a Facebook group. Everyone stayed inside their cars.
Once Upon a Party in Long Beach donated and delivered the balloons.
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