Meet Dalen and London, 7-year-old winners in our Cutest Kid Contest

Monday, May 7, 2012
Cutest Kids contest winners Dalen and London near the Red House Interpretive Center. (Laura Simon)

MEET DALEN

Name: Dalen Jeffery Moore

Birthdate: Dec. 2, 2005

Lives in: Cape Girardeau

Family: Parents Damion and India, plus four pet hermit crabs

His favorite toy: Books and any ball for any sport

What he wants to be when he grows up: An artist and a race car driver

He is learning ... How to read, the current and past presidents, soccer.

He is known for ... Being very athletic, and his contagious smile and laugh.

He hates it when ... "People are not nice."

He laughs when ... He is tickled.

MEET LONDON

Name: London Makae Cureton

Birthdate: Nov. 25, 2005

Lives in: Marble Hill, Mo.

Family: Parents Ashley Nicole Howard and Bobby Dale Cureton Jr.

Her favorite toy: Her baby dolls

What she wants to be when she grows up: Pediatric nurse

She is learning ... How to be kind and how to count money.

She is known for ... Her beautiful blue eyes.

She hates it when ... Her puppy Bentley barks a lot.

She laughs when ... She gets tickled.