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One Direction today made a trip to Rays Of Sunshine Children's Charity, which grants the wishes of sick children.

Louis Tomlinson, 20, Zayn Malik, 19, plus Niall Horan, Liam Payne and Harry Styles, all 18, showed their caring side as they met a number of youngsters with serious or life-threatening illnesses.

'Thanks to @onedirection for a fantastic @raysofsunshine wish morning today! Lots of wishes granted!' Tweets the charity.

The boys made a recipe contribution to the Rays Of Sunshine cookery book and Niall seemed especially taken by one patient.

'Met this amazing girl this morning,niamh! Great morning @RaysofSunshine ,brave girl,' Niall Tweets alongside a photo of himself with Niamh.

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